Internationalisation of research
The UIB is a prestigious university in research and has a strong international impact. This is proven by the results achieved in several rankings that measures the quality of research: it is the third state university in international cooperation and in publications published in international scientific journals of the first quartile (SIR Global Ranking 2014). Regarding productivity research indexs, it's the fifth university of the state (U-Ranking of the BBVA Foundation and IVIE 2015).
Besides, the UIB ranked ninth in the international ranking of research in the field of tourism during the 2000-2009 period, according to a study published in the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research.