Three member institutions feature in the world's top 40

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 include UCL, LSE and King's College London in the top 40
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UCL ranked 16th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018
The rankings confirm London’s position as one of the premier higher education cities in the world

The University of London has no less than three of its member institutions rated in the world’s top 40 institutions, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 published today.

The three member institutions ranked in the world's top 40 are: UCL (16th), LSE (25th) and King’s College London (36th). With a fourth London-based university, Imperial College London (8th), included in the top 40, the rankings confirm London’s position as one of the premier higher education cities in the world.

UCL, LSE and King’s College London provide academic direction for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered through the University of London International Programmes: the suite of undergraduate programmes in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences, with academic direction by LSE, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Law (UCL, LSE, King’s), plus the MA in Applied Educational Leadership and Management and the MSc in Professional Accountancy (UCL).

The Times Higher Education rankings provide the only global university performance table to judge world-class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.