City University London

City University London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university when The City University was created by Royal Charter in 1966.

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Address: Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7040 5060


City University London prides itself on its innovative approach to education. City’s commitment to, and passion for, academic excellence ranks us 8th out of London universities (The Sunday Times University Guide 2011). The offered courses are enriched by the research of the academic staff. Fifteen areas of academic activity were assessed as being of a quality comparable with the very best in the world in the national 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

City concurrent focus on business and the professions provides the students with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers and makes all the offered courses relevant, exciting and topical. Many have innovative modes of study involving placement opportunities and engagement with high-profile visiting lecturers from the professions. This complements the academic expertise offered within the University.

This unique focus on both academic excellence and business and the professions contributes to City being positioned in the top 10 in the UK for graduate employability (The Times University Guide 2011) and for starting salaries (The Sunday Times University Guide 2011).