St George’s, University of London has been named among the world’s top 200 universities in the most comprehensive and respected rankings of higher education institutions across the globe.

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In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2015-16, St George’s is polled 196th globally for the second year in a row. This positions the university fourth in London and joint 32nd in the UK.

Principal Professor Peter Kopelman said: “I celebrate St George’s continuing success in being ranked in the top 200 world universities. Staff and students are proud of the global standing of their university dedicated to health science research and education. The ranking confirms yet again the distinctiveness of St George’s, nationally and internationally, something to be cherished and promoted.”

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. View the full methodology, along with the World University Rankings 2015-2016 top 800 on the Times Higher Education website.

Phil Baty, editor of the THE World University Rankings, said:

“The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, now in their 12th year, apply rigorous standards, using tough global benchmarks across all of a global research university’s key missions. The results are trusted by students and their families, academics, university leaders and governments. For St George’s, University of London to make 196 in the world is an outstanding achievement to be celebrated.”