Five UBA races are in the top 50 of the QS world ranking

Five UBA races are in the top 50 of the QS world ranking

The UBA Sociology degree is ranked 39th in Ranqking QS

The University of Buenos Aires (UBA) was once again positioned in the top 50 of the QS 2022 World Ranking of Universities by Subject.

Five of the evaluated disciplines of the UBA are located in the top 50 in the world and 12 in the top 100, while 14 reflected improvements from the previous year and another 12 maintained their place.

According to the new QS Ranking, Modern Languages ​​(25th) are in the top 50; Anthropology (32°); Petroleum Engineering (36th); Sociology (39th) and Law (40th) from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA).

Meanwhile, within the Top 100 were included Agriculture; Architecture; Art and Design; Chemical engineering; Geography; History; and Politics and International Studies.

“The result of this ranking reflects the great progress made in terms of internationalization: not only have we been systematically improving in all the rankings, but we have also expanded academic, scientific and cultural exchanges and built high-level global academic alliances, among other achievements in matter”, expressed the rector of the UBA, Alberto Barbieri.

Law was ranked number 40 worldwide
Law was ranked at number 40 worldwide.

At the national level, UBA is number one in all categories, including public and private universities, and is the only Argentine that has disciplines in the top 50. In addition, it is in first place as the university with the most categories included in the ranking (34), followed by the National University of La Plata with 14; the National University of Córdoba, with 9; National University of Rosario with 6; the Universidad Torcuato di Tella with 4 and the Universidad Austral and Nacional del Litoral with 3.

2022 edition of the ranking

For this edition, the QS ranking by Theme considered 51 disciplines of knowledge grouped into five areas.

The UBA was evaluated as outstanding in 34 categories, of which 30 entered the top 200, which are considered elite positions, the statement added.

According to QS, “it is unusual for the same educational institution to be scored in the 51 specific subjects and in the five broad thematic areas” and for this reason, the results of the University of Buenos Aires are exceptional since, in four of the five areas, was positioned within the top 200 and two of them in the top 100: Arts and Humanities 54th, Social Sciences and Administration 85th.

“The University of Buenos Aires stands out for its excellent performance in almost all of its learning areas. These eight consecutive years of clear policies regarding the improvement of research, teacher training processes, the incorporation of new technologies in the teaching-learning process, complemented by a strong internationalization policy, translate into the highest global evaluation standards,” the information expanded.

The result of the 2022 QS Ranking by theme is in line with the latest global QS Ranking, which ranked the UBA for the seventh consecutive year as the best university in Ibero-America.

According to the latest measurement, the UBA ranked 69th among world universities, which implies an improvement of 129 positions compared to 2014.

“If you take into account that there are around 26,000 universities in the world, being in the Top 100, the UBA is in the 1% of the world elite.

In addition, it is the only public, free and massive house of high studies located in the top positions of the global rankings,” the statement completes.

The QS ranking, compiled by the firm Quacquarelli Symonds and published in London by the Times Higher Education magazine (THE), is one of the most prestigious and recognized worldwide.

The main objective of the QS ranking is to help students make the decision to pursue higher education. In addition, it seeks to provide a comparative evaluation mechanism for higher education systems around the world.

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