Diamond League
Durham University

UK

Durham University, Stockton Rd, Durham, County Durham DH1, United Kingdom

94 World
rank
12 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1832
Short name:
Durham
Type:
Public
Students:
15490
Faculty:
980
Faculty/Students Ratio:
16
:
1
Web-site:
www.dur.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Durham
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 94 76.41
Teaching 233 60.489
Research 42 88.178
International Diversity 48 86.657
Financial Sustainability 314 63.055
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 130 80.964
Research Perfomance Rankings 38 89.035
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TEACHING
World Rank: 233
Country rank: 21
Score: 60.489
League: Silver League
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Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 42
Country rank: 7
Score: 88.178
League: Diamond League
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Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 48
Country rank: 18
Score: 86.657
League: Diamond League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 314
Country rank: 24
Score: 63.055
League: Bronze League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Durham is a World Top 100 University and an elite broad-subject university in the UK with a global reputation for both high-quality multidisciplinary research and educational excellence which spans the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. By combining world-leading research, transformative education, and a distinctive residential collegiate system, Durham has established a scholarly community to recruit and nurture some of the most talented staff and students from around the world. This unique blend of heritage and new thinking; of personal development and public benefit; and of an intimate scholarly community with global impact, makes Durham University a special place to work, study and visit. Durham City has been a leading centre of scholarship for over a thousand years and the University is the third oldest in England, with a UNESCO World Heritage Site at its heart. Building on this rich heritage, Durham students, staff and alumni shape the world around us, their partnership approach to innovative research saves lives, and its unique educational environment develops the leaders of the future.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to: Conduct internationally excellent research with positive impact on individuals, organisations and policy; Deliver rigorous and relevant education which inspires our students and alumni to become architects of an equitable and sustainable world; Partner with businesses and other organisations to create knowledge both parties can employ to become successful and sustainable.