University of Reading

WORLD RANK

2012-13
176

Reading, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    48.8
  • Teaching
    39.3
  • International outlook
    72.4
  • Industry income
    35.2
  • Research
    41.1
  • Citations
    61.3

Founded over one hundred years ago, the University of Reading moved to its 130 hectare main parkland campus in the 1940s and runs programmes across the arts and social sciences and sciences, as well as business in the University’s Henley Business School. Research specialisms include climate and environmental sciences, health and food security, the latter founded on its history of research into agriculture and food. The University of Reading is home to around 17,000 students.