England's first civic university, the University of Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the United Kingdom and among the 30 most prestigious and international universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022, THE World University Rankings 2022). The university offers world-class teaching and research opportunities to more than 40,000 students. There are 25 Nobel Prize winners among the university's current and former staff and students und its vast network of 500,000 alumni spans more than 190 countries.
University of Manchester
#1The university is the world's top institution for social and environmental impact according to the THE Impact Rankings 2021 and first British university to set social responsibility as a core goal
94%More than nine out of ten of the university's recent graduates go straight into employment or continued studies
£868mThe university's commercialization activities have contributed almost £868 million to the UK economy since 2004
A member of the Russell Group, an association of 24 leading research-intensive universities in the UK, the University of Manchester has a strong focus on research, with 83% of its research being recognized as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework in 2014. Nearly half of the university's academic and research staff work on interdisciplinary research, exemplified by the university's five research beacons: advanced materials, cancer, energy, global inequalities and biotechnology. With four research platforms, 23 research institutes and five dual-award PhD programs with strategic global partners, the university's drives invention and innovations in local and global communities alike.
Engagement with IU
Indiana University and the University of Manchester have entered into a primary agreement and two sub-agreements that establish a faculty and PhD student exchange between IU's College of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester, as well as a doctoral research exchange with the University of Manchester's John Rylands Research Institute. The College of Arts and Sciences also has an undergraduate exchange program with the University in Manchester.
In addition, IU's Kelley School of Business and the Alliance Manchester Business School have entered into an agreement to launch a joint MBA program leading to degrees from both institutions.