University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is the original British red brick university located in the city of Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Birmingham Medical School and Mason Science College.

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Address: Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 121 414 3344


The University grew out of the radical vision of its first Chancellor, Joseph Chamberlain. Founded in 1900, Birmingham represented a new model for higher education. This was England’s first civic university, where students from all religions and backgrounds were accepted on an equal basis.

University of Birmingham is constantly developing and evolving in its desire to become a leading global university. This is being achieved through the university enhanced research power and reach; the distinctiveness of Birmingham’s exceptional student experience; the breadth and depth of Birmingham academic portfolio; Birmingham size and the extent of its global networks.