University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Continente: Europe

Country: United Kingdom

Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, ambridge CB2 1TN, United Kingdom

Web Site: www.cam.ac.uk



About University of Cambridge:

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209 and granted a Royal Charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university. The university grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the townspeople. The two medieval universities share many common features and are often referred to jointly as "Oxbridge". The history and influence of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent Colleges and over 100 academic departments organised into six schools. Cambridge University Press, a department of the university, is the world's oldest publishing house and the second-largest university press in the world. The university also operates eight cultural and scientific museums, including the Fitzwilliam Museum, as well as a botanic garden. Cambridge's libraries hold a total of around 15 million books, eight million of which are in Cambridge University Library, a legal deposit library. In the fiscal year ending 31 July 2017, the university had a total income of £1.71 billion, of which £458 million was from research grants and contracts. The central university and colleges have a combined endowment of around £4.9 billion, the second largest of any university in the UK. The university is closely linked with the development of the high-tech business cluster known as "Silicon Fen". It is a member of numerous associations and forms part of the "golden triangle" of leading English universities and Cambridge University Health Partners, an academic health science centre.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
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ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 38 38 37 29 172 37 29 37 36 38 34
Engineering - 11 12 10 9 15 18 16 17 24 21 24
Life Sciences - 13 13 13 12 14 12 13 12 12 12 11
Clinical Medicine - 66 63 50 55 55 52 44 43 43 42 43
Natural Sciences - 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 5 5 6
Social Sciences - 46 46 40 49 38 36 25 28 31 25 21

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 119 172 204 157 179 156 120 148
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 25 13 30 42 45 65 53 49 44
Chemistry - - - 9 10 13 12 15 20 22 21 22
Civil Engineering - - - 112 121 121 89 72 83 65 76 73
Computer Science - - - 28 48 32 30 30 33 21 26 55
Electrical Engineering - - - 63 62 59 72 71 75 83 85 103
Environment / Ecology - - - - 30 34 32 32 41 41 46 38
Geosciences - - - 15 11 12 17 12 27 22 32 27
Materials Science - - - 6 7 10 11 12 15 16 20 21
Mathematics - - - 37 35 19 16 16 22 23 18 8
Mechanical Engineering - - - 6 3 8 7 5 9 16 21 28
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 58 37 37 49 38 41 66
Physics - - - 5 6 5 6 6 7 6 6 7
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 30 26 28 18 21 24 30 27