Aston University

100 UNDER 50

2012
83

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    24.9
  • Teaching
    19.8
  • International outlook
    84.5
  • Industry income
    26.8
  • Research
    28.2
  • Citations
    11.7

Founded as Aston Business School in 1895 and a university since 1966, this West Midlands fixture boasts strong links to industry and commerce. Its 40-acre campus houses 9,500 students and an academic staff of 400 grouped into four schools: business; engineering and applied science; languages and social sciences; and life and health sciences.