• 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                                                                                                                         

In May 2020, the Council of Universities, an institution dependent on the Ministry of Universities, awarded, through Resolution 18/05/2020, institutional accreditation to IQS School of Engineering and IQS School of Management, in recognition of compliance with the Internal Quality Assurance System after AQU Catalunya Evaluation Committee visit.

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 8th consecutive year. Ranked in the Top 50 worldwide (#35 position), 1rst in the International Course Experience.


SHANGHAI RANKING-GLOBAL RANKING OF ACADEMIC SUBJECT 2022 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 in the Top 10 universities with the best performance in Spain and the 4th in Catalonia. In the 2022 edition, the fields of knowledge in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Industrial Engineering, taught by IQS, have been evaluated.

U-MULTIRANK, in 2022 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 2023, 1st Catalan private university, 4th in Catalonia and 7th position in Spain.

THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING BY SUBJECT 2023, 1st Catalan private university, 2nd position in Catalonia and 3th position in Spain in the Economics and Business discipline. Also, 1st Catalan private university and in Top 5 in Spain in the Engineering discipline.

THE Young University Rankings 2022. URL has been named the 1st best young private university in the state.

QS BUSINESS MASTERS RANKINGS: MANAGEMENT 2023, the Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management in the "Top 100" worldwide (#71 position) and the Master's Degree in Industrial Business Management in the 141-150 position in the world.

QS BUSINESS MASTERS RANKINGS: MARKETING 2023, the Master in International Marketing in a Digital Environment in the "Top 100" worldwide (#81-90 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 2023, the URL positioned in the 6th position in Spain and in the Top 100 worldwide, in the field of Social Sciences & Management.

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS BY SUBJECT 2023, the Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management in the 2nd position in Spain and in the 51-100 range in the world in the field of "Hospitality and Leisure Management".  


EL MUNDO "250 MASTER" has recognised, during several editions, the Master in Bioengineering and Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management. In the 2022 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 first 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 group of the best universities in teaching and in the 4th group of universities with the best performance in Spain. 

The URL appears in the 4th position in Catalonia in the general ranking, especially in the field of Business, administration and law, positioning as the 1st Catalan university, according to the ranking of job placement by field of knowledge.


EDUNIVERSAL, the 5 masters of the IQS School of Management according to the "Best Masters Ranking 2022"

-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, Teaching Ranking and Research 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)

CATALONIABIO & HEALTHTECH (Organisation that represent companies in the biomedicine and health sector in Catalonia)


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).