Birkbeck University of London

About Birkbeck University of London

Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world and a College of the University of London,

Birkbeck is at the heart of a global capital city: accessible, flexible and open to everyone. The academic community is recognised across the globe and students, aged 18–100, are drawn from all backgrounds. Study is organised flexibly, inclusively and mostly in the evening, accommodating the busy and varied lives of students and seeking to liberate the potential of all.

Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading universities, and students from around the world come to study here. Our research excellence benefits our students in terms of both the teaching they receive and the guidance they get as research students – both of which are of the highest quality.

Birkbeck received £12 million in external funding in 2012–2013. This included grants from Research Councils UK and funding from donors and philanthropic trusts. This demonstrates the diversity and excellence of our research, and the benefit this brings to society through knowledge transfer.

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    Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX

    Telephone: 020 7631 6000
    Email: [email protected]

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