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08 March 2017

King's first in Europe for dentistry

Dentistry at King’s College London has again been ranked first in the UK, and has risen to first place in Europe, in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

The QS rankings highlight the world’s top universities across 42 popular subject areas. Institutions are assessed on academic reputation, citations to publications and employer reputation to give an overall score.

King’s Dental Institute scored 88.8 overall, with 84.3 for academic reputation and 93.5 for citations per paper. The Dental Institute has retained their position of fourth in the world.

Interim Executive Dean Professor Mark Woolford said: ‘Rising to first in Europe in the global rankings reaffirms our position as a world-class institution and reflects the dedication, commitment and innovation of our academic and professional staff, our students, and our alumni.’

The QS World University Rankings by Subject has been published annually since 2011.