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RCSI rises in Times Higher Education Best Universities in Europe

21 June 2017

RCSI has been ranked in the 111 - 120 category of the Top 400 European Universities by the Times Higher Education World (THE) University Rankings. The Top 400 European Universities is subset of THE World University Rankings released in September 2016, based on 13 separate performance indicators, limited to European Universities only.

Overall, 35 European countries are represented in the Europe 2017 ranking, which draws upon data from the 980 universities worldwide in the overall THE World University Rankings.

Professor Cathal Kelly, RCSI Chief Executive said "We are very pleased to be ranked among the top 120 universities in Europe. Our strong performance and rise to the top 3 in Ireland is an affirmation of RCSI's investment in the expansion of our educational and research activities and is also testament to the strong commitment to excellence by our faculty, staff and students."

"We will continue to innovate and invest in buildings, research facilities and people, through the next phase of our StAR programme, in order to support the delivery of excellence in education and the transfer of research discoveries into clinical practice for the benefit of patients." Prof Kelly added

View the full list of the top universities in Europe 2017 here

RCSI is ranked in the top 250 institutions worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016-2017). It is an international not-for-profit health sciences institution, with its headquarters in Dublin, focused on education and research to drive improvements in human health worldwide.