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Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

Polytechnic University of Valencia Ranking – CWUR World University Rankings 2018-2019

Institution NamePolytechnic University of Valencia
Native NameUniversitat Politècnica de València
World Rank472
National Rank15
Quality of Education Rank
Alumni Employment Rank> 1000
Quality of Faculty Rank
Research Output Rank374
Quality Publications Rank371
Influence Rank575
Citations Rank673
Overall Score74.1

Universitat Politècnica de València

 Vera Campus Site, València Spain +1

QS World University Rankings371

  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio8
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students2,589
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty2,645

Polytechnic University of Valencia


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Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) has three campuses in Vera, Gandia and Alcoy Vera.

The Vera campus is made up of almost a hundred buildings where teaching and research takes place. The Gandia campus features lecture halls, the south laboratory, coffee shop, north laboratories and administration, main lecture hall and library.

UPV’s Alcoy campus has three buildings – two are historical buildings from the Alcoy Industrial Revolution, and the third houses sport facilities.

Some outstanding facilities and services include: 

Vera: Sports facilities

• Medical center
• Research facilities
• CPI Science Park
• Business space
• Summer school 

Gandia campus: Environmental Sciences |

• Telecommunications
• Tourism
• Audiovisual Communication
• Research Institute for Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Alcoy:  Ovidi Montllor Student Residence

• DIFUTEC Program

More information regarding the university can be found on its social media pages: TwitterFacebook, Linkedin.


Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain

WORLD RANK405COUNTRY RANK7Foundation year:1971Short name:UPVType:PublicStudents:22443Faculty:2074Students/Faculty Ratio:11:1Web-site:upv.esRegion:EuropeLocation:Valencia

World University Ranking40557.229
Teaching Ranking21166.980
Research Ranking52445.092
International Diversity Ranking43451.438
Financial Sustainability Ranking48358.683
Additional RankingsRankScore
Reputation Rankings23172.906
Academic Rankings
NameWeight  Rank  Score
World Rank:211
Country rank:4
League:Silver League


Academic staff per students8%16481.125
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded8%15582.222
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff8%55635.889
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded8%40453.444
World teaching reputation8%24971.333
World Rank:524
Country rank:9
League:World League


Citations per academic and research staff8%52539.500
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD8%67322.444
Normalized citation impact8%53438.500
Papers per academic and research staff8%51940.222
World research reputation8%22374.389
World Rank:434
Country rank:12
League:Copper League


Share of international academic staff2%72017.000
Share of international students2%39754.250
Share of international co-authored papers2%39754.250
Reputation outside region2%21874.892
International level2%43450.098
World Rank:483
Country rank:4
League:Copper League


Institutional income per academic staff2%59831.111
Institutional income per students2%45048.125
Papers per research income2%37357.000
Research income per academic and research staff2%49243.333
Research income per institutional income2%27068.889


The Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV) is a Spanish public educational institution founded in 1968 that has a very high level of student satisfaction: 95% of its graduates would study there again were they to start afresh, due to the high employability rates of the degrees it offers, the bonds it has created with the best educational and research institutions worldwide, its outstanding sports facilities, and its wide range of continuing education opportunities. The UPV comprises three fully equipped campuses: Vera (in Valencia city), Alcoi, and Gandia, with a total of 36,711 students and 4,197 staff members. The UPV is one of the best starting points for a career in research in both public institutions and private companies. Internationally, it is the leading university in technological research in many areas, and it is one of the top three Spanish universities regarding R&D Copperation agreements with private companies. It is also a leader in patents and technology licensing.

Mission Statement

The UPV`s mission is to provide its students with an integral education through the creation, development, transfer and critical reflection on science, art and culture, whilst being respectful with ethical principles. An education decidedly leading towards aiding our students in finding an appropriate job in accordance with their studies. It also wants to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the Spanish society in general, and to the Valencian society in particular, through scientific, technical and artistic support. And finally, the UPV`s purpose is to develop an institutional model characterised by its values of excellence, internationalisation, solidarity and efficiency; an open institution which promotes the participation of institutions, companies and professionals in every aspect of university life.

Polytechnic University of Valencia

Camino de Vera, s/n, Valencia 46022 Spain|Website

#541 in Best Global Universities (tie)

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Polytechnic University of Valencia Rankings

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