With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide. Following an unprecedented £1 billion investment into outstanding research and teaching facilities, the University aims to become a top 25 global provider of education and research by 2020.

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 2019 survey we were placed 33rd in the world, eighth in Europe and sixth in the UK.