Birmingham disciplines receive accolade

Posted on Thursday 5th November 2009

Three academic disciplines at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ‘Excellence Group Status’ by the Centre for Higher Education Development in Germany.

Economics, Politics and Psychology were selected based on their outstanding achievement in publications and highly cited books. 

The Centre for Higher Education Development, based in Gütersloh, is an independent institution that is committed to reform of the higher education system.

Facts and information about the CHE-Excellence Ranking can be found at: http://www.che-excellenceranking.eu .

The full results of their analysis can be found at http://www.zeit.de/excellenceranking