University of Bath

United Kingdom | Bath


The University of Bath is a public university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. It received its Royal Charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following the Robbins Report and can trace its roots to a technical school established in Bristol in 1856. The University’s main Campus is located on Claverton Down, a site overlooking the City of Bath, with purpose – built campus constructed from 1964 in the modernist style of the time.

As of 2017/18, in national rankings the university is currently placed 5th according to the Guardian, 11th in the Complete University Guide and 12th by the Times/Sunday Times. Internationally it is placed in the Top 400 by the 2016 ARWU and Top 300 by the 2016/17 The World University Rankings. In the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 the university was awarded the title of “Best Campus University in Britain”. And in 2012 the title of ‘University of the year 2011/12’. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 32% of Bath’s submitted research activity achieved the highest possible classification of 4*, defined as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. 87% was graded 4*/3*, defined as world-leading/internationally excellent.

The University is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of MBAs, the European Quality Improvement System, the European University Association, Universities UK and GW4. 


Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
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