With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide.
We welcome more than 10,500 students from 180 countries outside the UK and our campus is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.
The University of Manchester has a long tradition of welcoming students from Sri Lanka.
We are recognised as a global powerhouse of research, with 93% of the University’s research activity assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), 2021.
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.
Using different methodologies, international rankings typically compare universities from across the globe for their research performance and academic reputation.
|Academic Ranking of World Universities (2022)||38||8||6|
|Times Higher Education (2023)||54=||16||8|
|Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings||9||2||2|
|Times Higher Education ‘Most International University’ rankings (2023)||29=||18||10|