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Electrical Engineering at Tecnun, number one in faculty qualifications

The University of Navarra is the first in Spain in Teaching and Learning, according to the CYD ranking.

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Electrical Engineering at Tecnun, number one in faculty qualifications. PHOTO: Communication Service
28/05/20 17:42 Communication Service

The University of Navarra is first in Spain in "Teaching and Learning", according to the CYD ranking presented by the Knowledge and Development Foundation. The University obtains a high performance in eight of the nine indicators evaluated in this area. According to CYD's 2020 report, the academic center stands out in the indicators of master's and undergraduate graduation rates, student achievement and success rates, and in its ability to attract undergraduate students from other autonomous regions. 

In the case of TecnunBy fields of knowledge, the School stands out in 3 of them: Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Within the Teaching and Learning category, Tecnun is in the group of university centers with the highest performance in most of the indicators for these specialties, such as faculty qualifications, success rate, average grade of new enrollees, or the ratio of students per professor.

The Electrical Engineering Department of Tecnun occupies the first place in faculty qualifications in this ranking. Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering also occupy one of the top 5 positions in this indicator.

In the Top 5 in research

Tecnun also ranks among the top 5 university centers in the field of engineering in terms of the number of publications by its professors in these specialties. Specifically, in Mechanical Engineering, it is in 3rd position.

International orientation

The University of Navarra also obtained third place in International Orientation. In this area, the academic center stands out for the number of degrees taught in a foreign language in bachelor's and master's degrees, student mobility (including internships), international faculty and doctoral theses presented by students from outside Spain. Also, according to this study of 37 academic performance indicators, it is the first private university and the third best in Spain in overall results, behind the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Barcelona.

The CYD ranking is the largest ranking of Spanish universities and analyzes, from various sources, 94% of the existing ones. In this edition, it studies 76 academic centers, 25 fields of knowledge and 2,925 bachelor's and master's degree programs. To do so, it divides the 37 indicators into five areas: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and contribution to regional development. The University of Navarra obtains a total of 25 indicators of higher performance, 7 of intermediate performance and 5 of lower performance. 

The study, which can be consulted at and which offers relative indicators that analyze the efficiency of universities, aims to help students find their way around when looking for a center of study and to offer strategic information to university management teams and public administrators. It also provides information for the U-Multirank ranking, which is presented in June and allows Spanish universities to be compared with 1,760 other universities in 96 countries.


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