Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a world top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial is committed to developing the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics through collaboration across disciplines. Located in the heart of London, Imperial is a multidisciplinary space for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle global challenges.
Imperial research is expanding the frontiers of knowledge in science, medicine, engineering and business, and translating these discoveries into benefits for society. The College boasts a distinguished past, having pioneered penicillin, holography and fibre optics. Members of the College include 14 Nobel laureates, two Fields Medallists, 73 Fellows of the Royal Society, 86 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 85 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Imperial has over 9,000 undergraduate and over 6,000 postgraduate students, publishes more than 10,000 academic papers annually and has an annual research income of £350 million. Imperial is home to the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university and has over 500 corporate partners. Together with Imperial Innovations, the College's technology transfer office, Imperial has created over 150 companies, signed more than 500 licences and has helped many medicines and products get to market.
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This page was last updated on 28 February 2019