Universidad Nebrija, universidad privada en Madrid, España

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The commitment of Nebrija University to academic excellence, training in leading companies, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international education, place Nebrija University in the top positions of the most important university rankings.

Nebrija University is a safe choice and the data confirms it.

The rankings recognize Nebrija University to be at a high university performance, a consequence of our differentiating elements:

Spanish Universities Ranking Forbes University 2023

Nebrija University was selected among the 25 best universities in Spain (not in order) according to the ranking prepared by Forbes magazine. The study was carried out through a form sent to Spanish universities, public and private, with more than 50 questions divided into five blocks, which respond to the different aspects of the university experience (price, student experience, preparation for working life, teacher quality and international perspective).

Among the 25 best universities in Spain

Among the 10 best universities in Employability

In addition, Nebrija University has been selected as one of the 10 best Spanish universities in terms of Employability.

We have been recognized for employability and orientation towards different professions; academic excellence, which is achieved through personalized teaching; internationalization through bilingualism and the inclusion of international students; and pedagogical innovation. In addition, the ranking highly qualifies the values of the institution, which are based on quality teaching and research to create knowledge, with comprehensive training in skills, competences and abilities for all its students.

Forbes List | Top 25 Universities 2023
Forbes List | Top 10 universities with the greatest employability

U-Ranking of the BBVA Foundation and the Institute of Economic Research (IVIE)

Nebrija University is positioned as one of the leading Spanish universities in the field of teaching, according to the latest edition of the U-Ranking, the classification carried out by the Valencian Institute for Economic Research (IVIE) and the BBVA Foundation, one of the rankings with greater recognition with greater recognition at the national level.

Nebrija occupies the second position in teaching activity. A position that recognizes the extraordinary work of the professors who teach at the institution, which has one of the best faculties in Spanish universities.

On the other hand, the U-Ranking ranking of labor inclusion positions Nebrija University as one of the 5 best in this aspect in Spain, standing out in areas such as engineering, business and law.


2nd Spanish University

Labor inclusion::
5th Spanish University

QS Stars International Ranking

Nebrija University has obtained five stars, the highest score, in Teaching, Internationalization and Online Teaching in the International Ranking QS Stars, a British organization leader in education rankings.

This system of foreign accreditation has qualified as excellent the teaching at Nebrija University, highlighting the satisfaction of students and placing the institution at the same level as universities such as Cambridge and Oxford.

The work in Internationalization stands out, receiving the best score for the presence of international students in their campuses and mobility programs. It is the same score as achieved in Online Education, for the personalization in teaching, the closeness of professors-students and the new technological applications in this educational field.

The results in Employability are also very positive in this ranking, highlighting the orientation service offered by the Department of Professional Careers.


QS Ranking

Five stars
(High score).

  • Teaching
  • Internatio­nalization
  • Online / distance learning
  • Employa­bility
  • Inclu­siveness

Ranking El Mundo 2023The Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at Nebrija University stand out among the best in Spain

- The Master's Degree in Information and Communication Technologies for Digital Education and Learning has been considered the Best online Master in the Education category in Spain


- The Master's Degree in Integrated Advertising Management is positioned as one of the three best in Spain within the Postgraduate in Advertising category.


- The Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations has been recognized as one of the five best Bachelor's in Advertising in Spain.


El Mundo

Master’s Degree in Information and Communication Technologies for Digital Education and Learning
1st Online Education

Master’s Degree in Integrated Advertising Management
Top 3 Advertising master's degrees

Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Public Relations
Top 5 Advertising bachelor's degrees

Ranking Global CEO Magazine Nebrija Business & Technology School MBA Program

Prestigious ranking that is published annually since 2008 and that analyzes more than 300 MBA programs from 160 institutions around the world, assessing the quality of education, employability and international exposure.

Our MBA program has been chosen in its online modality among the 7 best in Europe. Likewise, and as a whole, the MBA is in the tier one category at a European level, the highest possible.


CEO Magazine
  • Among the 5 best MBAs in Spain
  • Among the 33 best MBAs in Europe
  • 5th best Online MBA in Europe
  • 7th best Online MBA in the World

Madri+d FoundationDOCENTIA – NEBRIJA Model

Nebrija University receives, for the second time, the favorable certification of the DOCENTIA - NEBRIJA model from the Madri+d Foundation. This procedure is used for the evaluation of the faculty’s teaching activity.

The certification report highlights the favorable attitude of Nebrija University in implementing improvements and suggestions that have been proposed by the various evaluation committees and those made by the university community itself, highlighting the incorporation of students in the decision-making process.

The certification of the DOCENTIA - NEBRIJA model affects the set of teaching activities of the faculty, highlighting the effort, sustained over time, to define, apply and improve this process.

Fundación Madri+d

Madri+d Foundation
Approve the DOCENTIA - NEBRIJA model

  • Favorable certification
    of the faculty’s teaching activity.

Ranking CYDof the Knowledge and Development Foundation

According to this study, Nebrija University obtains the highest score among Spanish universities in the areas of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Architecture.

In addition, the University has obtained the highest score in thirteen aspects of the ranking, such as the success rate in Bachelor's studies, the Master's degree graduation rate, international orientation or the impact of Research publications.

The CyD Ranking is a reference classification due to the rigor of its methodology. It assesses the performance of university activities: teaching and learning, research, international orientation, knowledge transfer and general contribution. It is developed in parallel with the U-Multirank, the list of the best campuses promoted by the European Commission.


  • Performance and excellence:
    11th private university in Spain.
    3rd private university in Madrid.
  • University with the highest score in:
    Industrial Engineering.
    Mechanical Engineering.
  • Degree success rate:
    Maximum score.
  • Master's Graduation Rate:
    Maximum score.
  • International Orientation:
    Maximum score.

Recognition from the Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of Ecuador (SENESCYT)

The Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of Ecuador (SENESCYT), after studying the curricular mesh of the degrees of the Nebrija University, recognizes through the official letter number SENESCYT-SGES-SFA-2019-0722-O that the aforementioned degree titles do not present a problem in their recognition.

Instructions for the process can be found at this link.


Recognition of Degrees in:

  • Fashion Design
  • Primary Education
  • Childhood Education
  • Computer Engineering
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Digital Design and Multimedia

Ranking of Spanish-Speaking Online Higher Education Institutions (FSO) 2023 de la Consultora Hamilton Global Intelligencey Emagister

The Nebrija University MBA has been recognized as one of the eight best Online MBAs in Spanish by the FSO Ranking carried out by the consultancy firm Hamilton Global Intelligence and the academic portal Emagister.

To prepare this prestigious ranking, an exhaustive study was carried out through surveys of more than 4,000 students and professionals from more than 250 centers in Spain, the United States and Latin America.


  • Among the eight best Online MBAs
    in spanish

University Transparency Ranking 2019 of the Commitment and Transparency Foundation

Based on the information published on the websites of 49 public universities and 26 private universities in Spain, the Commitment and Transparency Foundation carries out an analysis of the transparency of the websites and assesses the effort to disseminate and publish the relevant information of the organization making it visible and accessible to the public.

Nebrija University occupies first place among private universities and 5th place in the general ranking, fulfilling 47 of the 48 transparency points. Highlights the visibility of information, accessibility without registration, updated content and complete information.

In this transparency examination, the areas of relevant information and the selected indicators have been significantly expanded, going from 26 indicators to 48, which analyze the following aspects: the strategic plan, personnel, dependent entities, government, supply and demand academics, teaching staff and research, students, economic information and results.


  • Transparency:
    1st private university in Spain.
    1st private university in Madrid.

Innovation Ranking Universities

Universidad Nebrija has been classified among the 10 best digital and innovative universities in Ibero-America in the Universities Innovation Ranking, carried out by elEconomista. es, this being our first participation in this classification.

This ranking analyzes the academic offer of each institution, evaluating the programs and master's degrees that train professionals to understand and manage the new ICTs.

At Nebrija University the use of digital tools for learning and the development of virtual and personalized quality training has been highlighted.


  • Among the 10 best digital and innovative universities in Ibero-America

SUNEDU recognition as official titles in Peru

The National Superintendence of Higher University Education (SUNEDU) recognizes as official degrees in Peru the official programs of Nebrija University, issued by the Ministry of Education and signed by the King of Spain, carrying out the corresponding homologation process.


in Perú

  • Official Degrees:
    Recognizes the official programs of Nebrija University as official degrees in Peru.

Recognition from the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China recognizes Nebrija University as one of the recommended universities for Chinese students to study abroad.

Nebrija University becomes part of the exclusive list of private universities in Spain (Deusto, CEU San Pablo, Pontificia de Comillas and Ramón Llull) with this recognition.


Ministerio de Educación

Ministry of Education
of the People's Republic of China

  • Recognizes Nebrija
    as a destination university for Chinese students.

Top 100 Masters in Entrepreneurship

The MBA + Expert in Business Creation from Nebrija University has been classified in the World Top 100 of the Best Masters in the world Ranking, carried out by Eduniversal, in the Entrepreneurship category, this being their first participation in this classification. This ranking is made after an official selection of the best 1,000 business schools in the world, where Nebrija Business School has been included.

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Fundación Madri+d

Top 100 Masters in Entrepreneurship