Cardiff riding high in new international league table
31 October 2014
The inaugural US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings places Cardiff 19th in the UK, 72nd in Europe and 188th in the world.
The table also ranks Cardiff in the world's top 100 Global Universities across five subject areas: psychiatry/ psychology (64); neuroscience (65); space science (87); social sciences and public health (88) and immunology (95).
The rankings are based on academic research and reputation and encompass 500 institutions from 49 countries, reiterating Cardiff University's international profile and standing.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan said: "We have made real progress this year, moving up in the three main domestic rankings and improving internationally, having returned to the top 125 in this year's QS World Rankings. The US News & World Report Rankings reaffirm our place as a world-leading university."