King’s College London, established in 1829 and a founding college of the University of London, is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities, based in the very heart of London.
King’s is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. We are ranked in the top 25 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2016-7), and is seventh in the UK (THE World University Rankings, 2016-17)
Over the past 180 years King’s has made an extraordinary contribution to modern life, particularly in the areas of humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. We have played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar. We are the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe; no university has more Medical Research Council Centres.
Currently over 26,500 students from more than 150 countries study at King’s: c.16,000 undergraduates, c.7,650 postgraduate (taught) and c.2,750 postgraduate (research). We employ around 7,000 staff (53% academic/research; 47% other) and boast 12 Nobel Laureates and more than 48,000 registered international alumni.
GBR King's College London
- Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom
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