Recognised as a global elite university, Birkbeck ranks among the top 1% research-intensive universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012).. We are a leading UK university for research in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
Our research excellence and internationally renowned academics are just some of the reasons why we attract students from around the world:
- A global elite, top 1% institution
- Internationally renowned academics
- A vibrant academic community
- Prestigious University of London qualifications
- Interdisciplinary research opportunities
- Access to world-class research resources
- An inspiring tradition
- Our central London location is easy to get to
Whatever your reasons for studying, be they career advancement or a desire to satisfy your thirst for knowledge, and wherever you live or work in London, we look forward to welcoming you to Birkbeck.