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Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 08:00 p.m.

Medicine and hotel and leisure management, for the first time in the QS ranking

Medicine and hotel and leisure management, for the first time in the QS ranking Medicine and hotel and leisure management, for the first time in the QS ranking

The latest edition by disciplines of this prestigious university classification also reveals that the URJC has improved its reputation results among researchers and employers of graduates.

Raul Garcia Hemonnet

Good balance for the Rey Juan Carlos University in the latest QS ranking by disciplines. For the first time, two areas such as Medicine and Hotel and Leisure Management enter this ranking of the best universities in the world. “The results of the QS ranking are, once again, very positive. We have managed to open new positions in two new areas this year, no easy task. We debuted with "Hotel and Leisure Management" with resounding success, standing out among the 150 best universities in the world. It is also a reason to congratulate that our work in the field of Medicine is recognized, appearing for the first time this year”, says Diana Benito, Deputy Vice-Rector for Strategy

Regarding the specific indicators, the University has equaled or improved its results in those that measure the reputation of the universities among researchers (Academic) and among the employers of its graduates (Employer). In particular, Benito points out, “the improvement in the indicators of reputation among researchers and citations of the work of our researchers in the field of Chemical Engineering.

Good situation in Chemical Engineering and Communication

These good results mean that, in this specific area, the URJC is among the 350 best universities in the world. Likewise, in the heading 'Communication and media studies', the university is positioned in a prominent place, forming part of the 240 best higher education educational centers on the planet in this discipline. For its part, the area of ​​'Computer Science and Information Systems' is also present.

In general, the new QS ranking by thematic areas has been positive for the URJC, as Diana Benito points out, "as a university community we can only feel deeply satisfied with the good result of all our collective effort. Together we are achieving, year after year, to stand out in new areas of knowledge at an international level and continue to revalidate positions in those in which we already had a consolidated position". The deputy vice-chancellor has also taken the opportunity to "particularly congratulate the groups that participate in the new areas of knowledge that we are launching in the ranking. Checking the results of these international evaluations is a real pleasure because they always come loaded with very positive surprises and that even raise plus, if possible, the feeling of pride of belonging to the URJC".

One more international accolade for the good work done by the entire URJC university community.