London revealed as the world’s number one city for international universities


The Times Higher Education has published the 2016 list of the 200 most international universities in the world. London features strongly in the ranking with 15 institutions, led by Imperial College London in 10th place.

London institutions in the top 100 of the 2016 THE world’s most international universities ranking

Imperial College London (10th place)

University College London (18th place)

King’s College London (20th place)

London School of Economics and Political Science (22nd place)

Queen Mary University of London (23rd place)

Royal Holloway, University of London (30th place)

Brunel University London (35th place)

Birkbeck, University of London (50th place)

City University London (53rd place)

University of Westminster (99th place)

This ranking looks at each institution’s proportion of international staff, international students and research papers published with at least one co-author from another country. These factors are considered important markers of a prestigious university. In an increasingly globalised world, understanding different cultures is ever more important and will assist graduating students as they rise up their future careers.

By choosing to study at one of these institutions, you will be taught by academics from around the world and study with students from many different countries. London is the perfect place to establish a global network of friends and peers that will last you your lifetime.

Universities in London

In addition to the universities listed above, London is home to many other excellent institutions. Take a look at the list of universities in London and search for courses to see what you can study.

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