University of Birmingham

WORLD RANK

2012-13
158

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    50.5
  • Teaching
    44.8
  • International outlook
    69.7
  • Industry income
    38.4
  • Research
    46.7
  • Citations
    56.3

Home to the world's tallest free-standing clock tower, the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clocktower, and at various times eight future Nobel laureates, this "redbrick" also houses the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, which displays works by Van Gogh, Picasso and Monet. European studies and international relations are among the subjects offered by the university, which educates more than 26,000 students.