U-Multirank, a ranking elaborated by the European Commission, is considered the largest and most detailed university ranking in the world (www.umultirank.org). It is a unique tool to compare university performance at an international level.

In its last edition, corresponding to 2020, it has analyzed more than 1,800 institutions of higher education, from 92 countries.

This ranking offers a complete panorama of diverse university performance in five dimensions: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and linkage with the regional environment.

Mondragon University is among the five Spanish universities that have managed to be rated as excellent in ten parameters of the five dimensions of the U-Multirank ranking.

In the area of knowledge transfer, Mondragon University has maintained third place at state level. It is qualified as excellent in sections such as co-authorship with industrial partners mainly, and also highlights the income from research from private sources, spin-offs created and income from continuous training for professionals.

In the dimension of commitment and contribution to regional development, its volume of income from different regional funding sources and the ratio of undergraduate students working in the region stand out as excellent, and it continues to be the university with the lowest unemployment rate in the Basque Country.

Research is another area where the university stands out with a rating of excellent in attracting external funding for research.

In the teaching and learning dimension, the university stands out with a very good rating in practically all areas, where the ratio of its graduation rate in both undergraduate and master's degrees, as well as the suitability rate in degree courses, is highlighted.

Finally, in the dimension of international orientation has been classified as excellent student mobility.


The CYD ranking of the Knowledge and Development Foundation is the highest ranking of Spanish universities. In its May 2020 edition, it has published 23 areas of knowledge and 2,235 degrees for 76 universities, representing 94% of the 81 Spanish universities.

It is a multidimensional ranking that groups 36 indicators around 5 dimensions: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and contribution to regional development.

In the 2020 edition, Mondragon University stands out as one of the 15 universities in Spain with the highest number of indicators belonging to the highest performance group. It also stood out in its Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management as one of the universities that generates most employment for its graduates.

Mondragon University is also among the 10 universities with the best performance in "Teaching and Learning" and "Knowledge Transfer", and among the 8 universities with the best performance in "Regional Development".

In addition, in the 2019 edition, it obtained 3rd and 5th place in the fields of industrial engineering and mechanical engineering, respectively.


The U-Ranking (Synthetic Indicators of the Spanish University System) developed in collaboration by the BBVA and the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (IVIE), analyzes and compares universities in their teaching, research and technological innovation and development activities, offering an arrangement of institutions for each area and for all university activities.

In the 2020 edition, U-Ranking includes 62 universities and analyzes nearly 3000 official university degrees.

In the eighth edition, Mondragon University is among the 8 best universities in Spain in terms of teaching.