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Oct. 8, 2019

Durham University achieves its highest global ranking in Arts & Humanities

Durham UniversityDurham University is delighted to announce that it has achieved its highest-ever global ranking in a prestigious international league table for Arts and Humanities.

The recently published Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2020 place Durham University 27th among the world’s leading universities – demonstrating a move up of three places from last year.

Durham University has always had a strong presence and a world-class reputation in Arts and Humanities, and recent achievements include becoming the new home for the archives of John George Lambton, first Earl of Durham – otherwise known as “Radical Jack” – a political firebrand and leading society figure in the 1800s. The acquisition further enhances our reputation as a world-class destination for research into nineteenth century British Political history. Durham’s Department ion Music has also revived the works of celebrated composers Sir Hubert Parry and Sir Charles Villiers Stanford – showcasing and performing previously unheard works.

THE World University Rankings by Subject 2020 look at hundreds of universities worldwide and ass them based on teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. This is the fifth consecutive year that Durham University has ranked in the top 30 for Arts and Humanities in the THE World University Rankings league table.

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Content added on 8th October 2019. 

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