The 5 best universities in Spain where to study Mathematics

The 5 best universities in Spain where to study Mathematics


It is often said that Mathematics is the queen of all sciences. Thanks to the increase in the use of Big Data and advanced analytics in companies, the minimum grade of this degree has become very high to reach admission marks of between 10 and 12 points. Spain has 83 universities and 14 of them appear in the world ranking QS Top Universities 2018 World University as the best centers to study Mathematics.


  1. Complutense University of Madrid 


The Universidad Complutense de Madrid was founded almost 1,000 years ago and is currently the largest university in Spain. Promotes the study of Mathematics through competitions for new generations such as the Mathematics Spring Competition, where students from 5th grade to 2nd grade of high school solve problems of varying difficulty for 90 minutes. This University is between position 151 and 200 of the global ranking.


  1. University of Barcelona

Founded in 1450, the University of Barcelona offers 6 degrees between masters and degrees. Their faculties of Mathematics and Computer Science, as well as all the others, are located in the city itself and its surroundings, which is why Barcelona itself is the campus of the University. During the months of January and February of this year, it hosted the exhibition “Numbers and humanity”, where the importance of Mathematics and its impact on society was highlighted. This University is between the 101st and 150th position of the global ranking.


3. Autonomous University of Barcelona

The Autonomous University of Barcelona de Barcelona offers different degrees in Mathematics in Degrees and Postgraduate Degrees. It has a Mathematical Search Center created in 1984 to promote research and training in Mathematics to become an international scientific reference. This university was created in 1968 and is between the 101st and 150th position of the global ranking.


  1. Autonomous University of Madrid

Founded the same year as the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Autonomous University of Madrid has study plans for Bachelor, Master and Doctorate in Mathematics. It is between position 101 and 150 of the global ranking.


  1.   Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Occupying the first position in this ranking, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia has more than 28,000 students enrolled, of which more than 500 belong to its Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics. It was founded in 1971 and is between 51st and 100th position in the global ranking. In addition to this, it has the title of the Best European University in the scientific categories of Multidisciplinary Engineering and Interdisciplinary Applications in Mathematics.


Vicent Benavent
Communications Department

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