University of Glasgow

WORLD RANK

2012-13
139

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    53.0
  • Teaching
    37.3
  • International outlook
    69.7
  • Industry income
    44.1
  • Research
    40.2
  • Citations
    78.1

Degrees are still awarded here by reference to the Papal Bull that was its founding document in 1451. In 1957, Glasgow became the first Scottish university with an electronic computer. Today, some 5,800 staff and around 23,600 students fill nine faculties in the alma mater of Lord Kelvin, Adam Smith, James Watt and Joseph Lister.