University of Birmingham

About University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery), and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the UK’s first civic or ‘redbrick’ university.It is a founding member of both the Russell Group of British research universities and the international network of research universities. Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterized by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge, and made an impact on people’s lives.

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Area – 276 Acres

No. of campuses – 2



Funds Awarded – £174m

Research grants – £99m


Endowment – £112 million

Source: www.birmingham.ac.uk

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