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Introduction

With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide.

Our campus welcomes more than 10,500 students from 180 countries and is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.

The University of Manchester welcomes applicants from Norway and receives applications for a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Particularly popular areas of study include engineering, European studies, economics, social studies, and the specialist master's programmes offered by the Alliance Manchester Business School.

The University’s reputation as a world-class teaching and research university is confirmed through our ranking in the influential Academic Ranking of World Universities Survey conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 

In the 2021 survey we were placed 35th in the world, 9th in Europe and 5th in the UK.

World rankings

International rankings compare universities from across the globe for their research performance and academic reputation. We’re proud to be among the world’s top 50 universities and world number one in the THE Impact Rankings for the social and environmental impact of our research to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

League tableWorldEuropeUK
Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings  1  1  1
Academic Ranking of World Universities (2021) 35 9 5
QS (2021) 27 8 6
Reuters Top 100: Europe's most innovative universities (2019) - 8 4
Times Higher Education (2022)  50  16  8
Times Higher Education ‘most international university’ rankings (2021)  23  -  -