The University of Barcelona together with the Autonomous University of Barcelona is the leading Spanish institution for sociology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. According to the same ranking, our university stands out among the top 50 European institutions and the top 100 institutions in the world for the same field.
According to THE World University Rankings by subject 2019, the University of Barcelona is ranked 4th in Spain for sociology. The institution is also one of the top 300 universities in the world for this field.
For the broader field of Social Sciences, the University of Barcelona has been ranked 4th in Spain, 62nd in Europe and 152nd in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.
On the other hand, the CWTS Leiden Ranking by Field 2018 places the university as no. 1 in Spain for Social Sciences and Humanities. It has also been ranked 47th in Europe and 145th in the world.
Finally, the University of Barcelona has been ranked 2nd in Spain and 156th in the world, according to the NTU Ranking by Field 2018.