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University Networks

King’s membership of international university networks provides multiple opportunities for our researchers and students, and enables us to positively influence discussions on higher education policy.

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Circle U.

King’s College London is part of the Circle U. European University Alliance, a network of nine universities who share a commitment to developing knowledge in service to society and addressing global challenges. The alliance aims to build an inclusive, research-intensive, and interdisciplinary European University, which promotes mobility and provides a multi-cultural and multi-lingual student and staff experience.

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The Guild of European-Research Intensive Universities

Founded in 2016, The Guild comprises nineteen of Europe’s most distinguished research-intensive universities in fourteen countries, and is dedicated to enhancing the voice of academic institutions, their researchers and their students. The Guild is committed to the pursuit of excellence, the importance of truth-seeking and trust-building as the foundation of public life, and the creation of new knowledge for the benefit of society, culture, and economic growth.

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UNICA - Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe

UNICA is a network of 46 universities in 35 European capital cities. As well as providing information on European initiatives and programmes for students and staff, it offers universities like King’s a forum to influence and to understand policy and best practice in higher education in Europe. The network brings together over 150,000 staff and 1.8 million students. King’s participates in conferences and consultations with UNICA. King’s tutors also nominate a number of students to travel to the UNICA Student Conference – which takes place every two years – to discuss issues important to them.

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King’s Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences has partnered with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry, the National University of Singapore Faculty of Dentistry and Melbourne Dental School to form DentAlliance: a network of the world's four leading dental school to advance research, education, and practice in dentistry and the oral and craniofacial health sciences. The four dental schools each bring their world-leading expertise to the partnership, aiming to enhance professional practice and transform education and curriculum development to pursue new and impactful research.



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