Targets and indicators SDG 4: Quality education


Selected targets

4.3  By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.

4.4  By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship.

4.5  By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations.

4.7  By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

4.a  Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all.



Indicator 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21

Students enrolled.

36.249 39.562 43.521 43.630

Students in their first year at the University.

8.762 8.777 8.755 8.671

Academic offer (undergraduate qualifications, master’s courses,

doctorates and in-house qualifications).

274 280 322 379

Number of final-year projects contributing to SDGs.

95 152    

Students graduating .

7.968 7.947 8.540 8.728

Number of theses contributing to SDGs.

5 4 5 9

Number of consolidated research groups contributing to SDGs.

10 10 8  

Assessment of the competences received by graduates.

6,6 6,6    

Student satisfaction with UPV/EHU.

6,8 6,8    

Number of lecturers involved in innovative projects in connection with sustainability.

137 234 394 459