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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

INTEC is the best positioned Dominican university in the QS World Ranking

El Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo today entered the prestigious ranking in position 801-1000, out of 1400 world universities that were evaluated by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds, in charge of making this classification

INTEC is the best positioned Dominican university in the QS World Ranking

SANTO DOMINGO. - The Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) is the dominican university best positioned in the prestigious QS World Ranking, which he entered today occupying the position 801-1000 among the 1400 best universities in the world that managed to enter the classification made by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). 

The information was announced within the framework of the EduData Summit, which takes place at the United Nations Building in New York from June 08 to 10, 2022, an event organized each year by QS to reward the best universities in the world.

INTEC obtains its entry into the QS World Ranking in the year in which it celebrates its fifty years of foundation, which occurred on October 9, 1972. This milestone responds to the constant growth that the institution has had in the regional ranking of Latin America in recent five years (ranked in the current one between positions 181 to 190), as well as the employability rate of its graduates, which on average for the last 3 years is 95%.

Only two Dominican universities received their entry into the QS World Ranking. The complete ranking can be consulted through the agency's official portal: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2023.

The evaluation scheme of the results of the ranking system includes six main indicators: academic reputation, reputation with employers, citations by researchers, faculty to student ratio, proportion of international faculty y proportion of international students.

The parchment in which INTEC's entry into the QS Ranking is recognized was received by the engineer Arturo del Villar, Academic Vice Chancellor of the University, at the ceremony held in New York, United States.

Since its foundation, the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) has focused its efforts towards the maintenance and expansion of a scientific-technological-cultural infrastructure, which supports the economic and social development of the Dominican Republic.

In these five decades of experience, it has provided the country with solidly trained professionals, while promoting innovation and national competitiveness, offering a high-quality and cutting-edge academic offer, adapted to the demands of the local and international market.

INTEC has been forged as a benchmark of excellence. The recognition achieved by the academy is evidenced by its high rate of employability, in which the 95% of every 100 graduates enter the job market in their first year of graduation

Likewise, it offers careers in accordance with the demands of the new times and has training programs that are exclusive of the academy as biomedical engineering, Engineering in Logistics and Transport, Degree in biotechnology, among others.  

INTEC is first and only academic institution in the country to have the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education In Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) certification, which guarantees the excellence of university graduates and allows them to practice in the United States, Canada and other countries of the European Union and Latin America. Also from his psychology degree.

Its graduates have been part of important research and innovation projects and occupy important positions at the local and international levels. Students from the Engineering Area obtained the "System Safety Award" in the Human Exploration Rover Challenge of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2020 and the Stem Award, in the same competition. Likewise, a group of graduates, students and teachers developed the AirINTEC, a mechanical fan, one of the many ways in which INTEC has contributed to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

INTEC's research work focuses on 1750 publications, more than 60 active projects, 23 research groups and 10 Patents, being the first Dominican university to register an invention patent and the one that holds the record with the largest amount.

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