Rated as one of the top 10 UK universities in the world* and ranked sixth in the UK for the quality and quantity of research activity**, King’s is a leading university providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. King’s has played a major role in many of the advances that shape 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. King’s continues to lead the way on research and pioneers new ideas to make the world a better place.
King’s is London’s most central university, with five campuses linked through the heart of the capital, enabling us to build partnerships with key London institutions and form international conversations. We collaborate on research projects, share teaching resources and create internship opportunities to enhance our students’ experience. Current partners include the British Library, British Museum, National Gallery, Shakespeare’s Globe, Southbank Centre, Tate Modern, and more. Our central location and varied partnerships allow students to get connected in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
King’s is not only an enriching experience from an academic perspective – we have a diverse and active student community, with more than 30,000 students from some 150 countries worldwide.
* QS World University Rankings 2021
** Research Excellence Framework 2014