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Lancaster in the top 50 most international universities in the world

Europe from space

04 February 2015

Lancaster University has been ranked in the top 50 of the world’s most international universities by Times Higher Education (THE).

Lancaster has achieved 36th position in THE’s prestigious Top 100 List, which is based on the ‘International Outlook’ indicator from THE’s Top 400 World University rankings for 2014-15.

A total score of 84.7 was awarded for Lancaster’s International Outlook, recognising the extent of the University’s international student numbers, its percentage of international staff and the proportion of its research papers published with a co-author from at least one other country.

Professor Mark E. Smith, Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University, said: “This clearly demonstrates the strength of the University’s global standing. We attract hundreds of students from all over the world, and we’re rightly proud of our collaborative research with some of the top research-led universities and institutes in the world.”

Lancaster has moved up 15 places since the rankings were first compiled last year.