University College London

University College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It is a member institution of the federal University of London, and is the third largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment, and the largest by postgraduate enrolment. Founded in 1826 in the heart of London, UCL is London’s leading multidisciplinary university, with more than 13,000 staff and 42,000 students from 150 different countries.

UCL is a diverse global community of world-class academics, students, industry links, external partners, and alumni. UCL powerful collective of individuals and institutions work together to explore new possibilities.

Across the globe

  • 250,000 alumni in 190 countries
  • 48% international students
  • 29% of our students studied abroad in 2017/18
  • 35% international staff
  • 150+ Erasmus+ partnerships
  • Partnerships with institutions worldwide

Academic excellence

  • 29 Nobel laureates
  • 11 academic faculties
  • 42,100 students
  • 13,360 employees
  • 1st in UK for research strength (REF 2014)
  • 440 undergraduate programmes
  • 150+ nationalities represented by student body
  • 675 postgraduate programmes
RegionCentral Europe
CountryUnited Kingdom
European University Rankings8
Central European University Rankings8
National University Rankings5
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University College London WC1E 6BT, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

European Higher Education Organization is a public organization carrying out academic, educational and information activities on higher education in Europe.

The EHEO general plan stresses that:

  • Higher education systems require adequate funding and, as an investment in economic growth, public spending in higher education should be protected.
  • The challenges faced by higher education require more flexible governance and funding systems, which balance greater autonomy for education institutions with accountability to stakeholders.

Thus, EHEO plans:

  • improve academic and scientific interaction of universities;
  • protect the interests of universities;
  • interact more closely with public authorities of European countries;
  • popularize European higher education in the world;
  • develop academic mobility;
  • seek funding for European universities.