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About us

King’s College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. We are dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in society and realising our vision of making the world a better place. 

Mission and vision 

Through our commitment to exceptional education, impactful research and genuine service to society, we are creating positive change in our communities, both in London and on the world stage. Our Strategic Vision 2029 looks forward to our 200th anniversary in 2029 and sets out our ambitious plans in five key areas: 

  • Educating the next generation of change-makers;
  • Challenging ideas and driving change through research;
  • Giving back to society through meaningful service;
  • Working with our local communities in London;
  • Fostering global citizens with an international perspective.
Our strategy

Our strategy

Our Strategic Vision builds upon our history of making a full contribution to society.



King's College London was founded in 1829 but our roots reach back to the 12th century.

Our people

Our people

Meet our President & Principal, Professor Shitij Kapur, and his senior leadership team.

Jobs at King's

Jobs at King’s

We want to make the world a better place through world-leading education, research and service.

Climate action at King's

Contributing to society through our knowledge lies at the heart of our core mission at King’s and drives our commitment to addressing global climate change. We are taking decisive action as a university by reducing the negative impacts of our operations and maximising our positive impact through solutions-oriented research and education.


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