The Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), thanks to the work of the 2013-2017 administration and Rector Jorge Olvera García, improved its position in the Ranking Web of Universities and the QS World University Rankings. It also holds an excellent ranking in the Times Higher Education (THE) Latin America University Rankings.
Olvera García recognized the work of students, professors, researchers and administrative workers to achieve this status, placing UAEM amongst the best in higher education. Each of the members of the university community, said Olvera García, contributes to strengthening the quality of the educational offering and the prestigiousness of the university, in state, national and international settings.
At the end of January, the Ranking Web of Universities placed UAEM as the 1,281st best university in the world, the 59th best in Latin America and the ninth best in Mexico, amongst public and private institutions.
This ranking evaluates 21,000 universities world-wide on a twice-yearly basis. UAEM improved 58 spots in the international ranking, and five in the Latin American ranking. In the national ranking, UAEM moved form 10th to 9th place.
At the beginning of June, QS World University ranked UAEM among the top 800 world-wide, 55th in Latin America and ninth best in Mexico.
This month, the Times Higher Education Latin America University Rankings 2016, rated UAEM as the third-best university in Mexico, following only the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
THE is the second most prestigious ranking world-wide, after the Jiao Tong University Rankings in Shanghai, China. The regional director for Latin America and South Africa of THE, Wilberth Rodrigo Sánchez Machuca, said that UAEM has a constant commitment to improve and be on par with other elite universities in the level of teaching, research and internationalization.