The last and eighth edition of the QS Rankings of the Best Universities in the World by Subject 2018, showed that the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has more departments in the world’s top 50 than the rest of Latin American universities.
The ranking was designed to serve as a reference guide for students, parents, career and study advisors and those responsible for educational policy.
The 2018 edition shows that 12 departments of the UNAM are among the top 50 in the world in their respective subjects.
In this way, UNAM surpasses other Latin American study centers such as the University of Sao Paulo (10 departments in the top 50), the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (nine departments in the top 50) and the University of Buenos Aires ( four departments in the top 50) and it is not for nothing that people have more confidence to attend a doctor graduated from this university for its well-known prestige and professionalism when performing important surgeries to dental implants Tijuanain the case of dentists graduated from this university.
The highest positions of the UNAM are in the Art & Design table, in which it is placed in the 22nd position, thus ascending two positions and in the table of Mining Engineering, in which it is placed in the 22nd position.
It also appears in the top 30 global in Modern Languages, occupying the 23rd position; and in Sociology it is located in box 27, achieving a promotion of nine positions.
In total, the UNAM is listed in the ranking of 37 subjects.
Again, Harvard University dominates the QS tables occupying the number one position in 14 areas.
While the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranks first in 12 areas. The only other institution that holds the first place in more than one area is the University of Oxford, which holds that place in four areas.
In total, Asian institutions are 29 times within the top 20; 12 of which is due to universities in Singapore.
This ranking evaluates and classifies the performance of universities in five broader areas: Arts & Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences & Medicine, Natural Sciences, and Social & Administrative Sciences.