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01 July 2019

Fourth in the world – Shanghai Rankings

Dentistry & Oral Sciences research fourth in the world in the 2019 Shanghai Global Rankings.

Academic Rankings of World Universities
Academic Rankings of World Universities

Dentistry & Oral Sciences research at King’s has been ranked fourth in the world in the 2019 Shanghai Global Rankings, up from 5th place last year. 

King’s College London is the only European / UK institution to feature in the top 10, and the only one outside the United States to have made the top 8 in the academic rankings of world universities.

We feel tremendously proud to increase our high standing in the Shanghai Rankings. To be ranked 4th in world and the only institution from Europe in the top 10 is a remarkable achievement which rewards the effort, dedication and expertise of a wide group of staff from multiple disciplines.

Professor Mike Curtis, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences.

“This recognition feels just reward for our focus on delivering excellence in dental education to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and world leading research activity in clinical dentistry and oral and craniofacial sciences. The success of the Institution owes much to the collaborative working between our staff, our students and our administrative staff who have collectively earned this important accolade", Professor Curtis adds.

Shanghai Ranking Consultancy is a fully independent organization dedicating to research on higher education intelligence and consultation. It has been the official publisher of the Academic Ranking of World Universities since 2009.

The latest result shows a continuous upwards trend for the Faculty in the Shanghai Rankings.  In 2017 they were ranked 7th, 2018 ranked 5th and now 2019 ranked 4th


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