This Wednesday, news broke that the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) was again present in an international ranking. This time, in the World University Rankings by Subject by the British consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). In this list, the UBA achieved the ranking of five races in the top 50 around the world. The disciplines where the UBA excelled are: Modern Languages, which reached number 23; Anthropology, ranked 37th; Art and Humanities, in ’39 and Law and Petroleum Engineering shared 44th place.
In turn, five other careers remained within the top 100: Sociology (52), Geography (51-100), Art and Design (51-100), History (51-100) and Politics and International Studies (51-100). Following the news, UBA rector Alberto Barbieri said: “The results are significant because they demonstrate the very high level of commitment and excellence of the entire academic community in one of the most difficult years in recent history of the University, as a result of the pandemic. Our priority is to live up to the needs of our society.” For their part, they also highlighted within the top 100 the art and design career of the University of Palermo (51-100), Petroliferous Engineering of the National University of the South (51-100) and Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies of the Catholic University of Argentina.