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Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería
Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas

ETSIAAB is ranked first to study the Bachelor's Degrees in Biotechnology and Agricultural Engineering

By its ranking 'The 50 most demanded degrees in Spain’; the newspaper 'El Mundo' awards this distinction to the ETSIAAB.


Students who decide to study for a Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology or Agricultural Engineering consider ETSIAAB the best centre in Spain. The ranking 'The 50 most demanded degrees in Spain' in its 2023 edition, published by the newspaper 'El Mundo', reports on it, including a list of the best Spanish universities to study the most demanded degrees.

According to this ranking, the best option to study a Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Engineering is 'UPM', ahead of 'Universidad Politécnica de Valencia', 'Universitat de Lleida', 'Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena' and 'Universidad Miguel Hernández'. Regarding the Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology, 'UPM' is also the first choice ahead of 'Universidad Politécnica de Valencia', 'Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona', 'Universidad de Barcelona' and 'Universidad de Salamanca'.

The university with the most winning degrees

In general terms, UPM becomes the Spanish university with the most winning degrees in this ranking for the first time, nine to be precise. It also remains the best Spanish polytechnic university, considering both public and private, with eleven degrees in the top positions.

The newspaper has considered 25 selection criteria, such as results from international rankings, e.g. the QS World University Ranking, where UPM is among the top 100 universities in the world in Engineering and Technology and first in Spain. In addition, the employability of its graduates is another criterion taken into account by 'El Mundo'.

In addition, international agencies, such as ABET, NAAB, EUR-ACE and EUROINF, have accredited 42 UPM's official degrees (27 Bachelor's Degrees and 15 Master's Degrees).

'El Mundo' has also considered more than 3,000 professors' criteria, university data, and academic results (university dropout rates, graduation, participation and production of PhDs).