University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

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  • University Offices:
    The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TN, United Kingdom
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    (01223) 337733
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    01223 (3)3183
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Founded in 1209, and accredited Royal Charter status in 1231, University of Cambridge ranks fourth in oldest-surviving Universities. Situated in Cambridge, England, it is also considered as the second-oldest University. Comprising 31 constituent colleges and more than 105 academic departments spread over six different schools, the university came into existence from a variety of institutions.

The reputation of scientists coming from Cambridge University was established in the late 19th century by Darwin and Clerk Maxwell followed by J.J Thomson, Lord Rutherford and Lord Rayleigh among others. The university has seen an accelerated growth rate since then.

Serving more than 18,000 students today coming from all corners and cultures of world, this 800 year old University has always remained at the forefront of research and international scholarships. Highly qualified and well experienced teaching staff comprising more than 8500 members believe that research and teaching go hand-in-hand.

The university offers more than 25 undergraduate courses covering more than 60 subjects- Law, Computer Science, English, Geography and Architecture among others. Housing approximately 160 faculties, 6 schools are situated across the university’s colleges- Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Clinical Medicine, Social Sciences and Humanities and Technology. The university comprise over 105 libraries.

Over the period of its history, Cambridge University has pumped out a sizeable number of notable scientists and Nobel laureates. The University of Cambridge has 90 Nobel Prize Winners, more than 5 field medal champions and two Abel Prize Winners.

In order to broaden the experience of staff and students through myriad opportunities, Cambridge University is among the world’s best universities today.