• Accreditations and Rankings



ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET for Chemical Engineering (Curriculum 2009) and Industrial Engineering (Curriculum 2003) studies.


AACSB Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, USA all IQS School of Management programs accredited.


Aristos Campus Mundus 2015 


AQU Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya.


ACCIÓ Generalitat de Catalunya.




Euromaster ECTN European Chemistry Network Association


FINANCIAL TIMES Master in Management Ranking, recognition for the Master's Degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management IQS, for the 7th consecutive year. Ranked in the Top 50 worldwide (#39 position), 1rst in the International Course Experience.


SHANGHAI RANKING-GLOBAL RANKING OF ACADEMIC SUBJECT 2021 the  URL is ranked as the 1st. private university in Catalonia  around the world in "Management" and in the Top 100 worldwide in "Business Administration".


RANKING CYDthe URL is ranked as the 6th best university with the highest performance in Spain and the 3rd in Catalonia.

U-MULTIRANK, recognition in the following areas of knowledge in 2019:

  • Chemistry degrees in the 12th position: Undergraduate Program in Chemistry and Master’s Degree in Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
  • Chemical Engineering degrees in the 13th position: Undergraduate Program in Chemical Engineering and Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Industrial Engineering degrees in the 7th position: Undergraduate Program in Industrial Engineering and Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering.

In 2021 the URL, placed in the European Top 100, 5th in the Spanish university system and 4th in the Catalan university system.


GLOBAL UNIVERSITY EMPLOYABILITY RANKING - TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION our University is in the worldwide ranking "Top 150 Global Employability" 2017 and 2018. Once again, in 2019, the URL appears in the global employability ranking, among 6 Spanish universities and 3 Catalan universities. The URL ranked as the 1st private university in Catalonia.

IQS School of Management recognized in the Business School Ranking 2018. The Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management within the top 10 of the best management masters in the world, prepared by the Times Higher Education and The Wall Street Jornal.

EUROPE TEACHING RANKING, the URL ranked in the top 100 of best universities in Europe in teaching and among the top 6 Catalan universities. The 2nd best university in Europe in the area of Environment and the 4th in the Engagement area.

THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING 2022, 1st Catalan private university, 4th in Catalonia and 6th position in Spain.

THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING BY SUBJECT 2022, 1st Catalan private university and 2nd position in Catalonia and in Spain in the Economics and Business discipline.

QS BUSINESS MASTERS RANKINGS: MANAGEMENT 2022, the Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management in the "Top 100" worldwide (#73 position) and the Master's Degree in Industrial Business Management in the 131-140 position in the world.

QS BUSINESS MASTERS RANKINGS: MARKETING 2022, the Master in International Marketing in a Digital Environment in the "Top 100" worldwide (#83 position).

QS GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY RANKING 2019, URL is the 1st private university with the best results of Spain.

QS TOP 50 UNDER 50 2021among the best young universities in the world, the URL ranked 7th in Spain and the 3rd best Catalan university.

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS BY SUBJECT 2021, positioned as the best university of the country and the 21st worldwide in the field of Business & Management.


EL MUNDO "LAS 50 CARRERAS" Edition 2019, recognition for the Undergraduate Program in Chemistry IQS.

EL MUNDO "250 MASTER" has recognised, during several editions, the Master in Bioengineering and Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management. In the 2021 edition, the Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management is ranked in the "Top 5" and the Master in Bioengineering has been ranked as the first in Spain taught by a private university and the only taught by a Catalan university in the category of Biosciences.


U-RANKING, the Undergraduate Program in Chemical Engineering and the Undergraduate Program in Chemistry IQS in position 2 at national level.

Universitat Ramon Llull, appears as the 1st Catalan private university in teaching and in the 4th group of universities with the best performance in Spain.


EDUNIVERSAL, the 5 masters of the IQS School of Management according to the "Best Masters Ranking 2021"

-Master's Degree in Auditing and Management Control.

-Dual Master’s Program in International Marketing in a Digital Environment/ International Marketing and Sales Management.

-Master's Degree in Industrial Business Management.

-Master's Degree in Wealth and Financial Management.

- Master Global Entrepreneurial Management.


ROUND UNIVERSITY RANKING, IQS 1st position inside the private universities in Catalonia, recognized in its rankings: World University Ranking, Financial Sustainability Ranking, Teaching Ranking, Research Ranking and International Diversity Ranking.


MIT- SPAIN PROGRAM (MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives)

AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

EUA (European University Association)


ASEBIO (Asociación Española de Bioempresas)


AIESEC (Asociación Internacional de Estudiantes de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales)

ATLAS (European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education)

ESERA (European Science Education Research Association)

EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development)

FEIQUE (Federación Empresarial de la Industria Química Española)


IAJBS (International Association of Jesuit Business Schools)

IAJU (International Association of Jesuit Universities)

UNIJES (Universidades Jesuitas de España)

ENTORNO SEGURO (Protection of Underage Children and Adults in Vulnerability (MAV), in the Works of the Society of Jesus of the Province of Spain)

Quality Certification

Quality Certification of Doctorate in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (MCD2006-00292).