Updates

Times Higher Education

The Times Higher Education (THE), which produces one of the most prestigious and influential university rankings in the world, has published the 2018 edition of the ranking of young universities entitled Young University Rankings 2018, which includes the top two hundred institutions worldwide under 50 years old.

Both of the Barcelona GSE's founding universities were included in the list again this year and improved on their position in last year's ranking:

  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is ranked 11th (up from 16th last year)
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is ranked 13th (up from 18th last year)

Two factors that make these institutions stand out are their citations and internationalization. A post on the UPF's website provides a detailed explanation of how the rankings are determined.

Other recent updates

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Alumni and student activities roundup Nov/Dec 2019

Here’s a recap of the community activities organized by the Barcelona GSE and alumni community during November and December 2019:...

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Forthcoming in American Economic Review: "Industrial Espionage and Productivity" by Albrecht Glitz and Erik Meyersson

Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Albrecht Glitz and co-author Erik Meyersson have a forthcoming publication in American Economic Review on "Industrial Espionage and...

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Joan Llull appointed Data Editor of The Economic Journal

The Economic Journal has announced that Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Joan Llull (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE) has joined...

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Data Science alumni among top finishers in Novartis Datathon Challenge 2019

This November, 20 teams of financial data scientists competed in the second Novartis Datathon Challenge in Barcelona. Among...

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