BCRRE -  International

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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education delivers world-class research and education through partnerships with leading international academic institutions and industrial organisations leveraging its knowledge, skills and leadership of BCRRE in key locations around the globe. It brings an international focus to the work of the team at the University of Birmingham.

BCRRE has a number of existing international and research education collaborations, including:

  • Anhui Provincial Government/Hefei Metro(China)
  • Zhejiang University/Lloyds Register Rail (China)
  • Guangzhou Municipal Government/Guangzhou Metro (China)
  • Beijing Municipal Government/BeijingMetro/Beijing Jiaotong University (China)
  • Central Japan Railways/University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Federal Railroad Authority/University ofIllinois (USA)
  • LTA/SMRT/Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity (Singapore)
  • SNCF/Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (France)

Professor Anson Jack, Director, International Railway Benchmarking, said: 

The University of Birmingham is one of the pre-eminent academic centres of excellence in railways and has many inspirational people within the BCRRE. We are developing important ties with partners across the globe to enhance the future success of railways as a safe, fast, high capacity and environmentally and customer friendly transport mode. As a Director, with particular international responsibilities, I am committed to developing its worldwide profile in both research and education.


BCRRE offers a range of international study opportunities:

Undergraduate Education

  • BEng/MEng Electrical and Railway Engineering partnership
  • BEng/MEng Civil and Railway Engineering partnership
  • 2+2 with partner institutions
  • 2+2+1 with partner institutions

Postgraduate Education

  • MSc Railway Systems Engineering and Integration
  • MSc Railway Risk and Safety distance learning
  • Bespoke international industry courses 

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Learn more

We would be delighted to discuss your requirements with you for research,consultancy, education or partnerships through the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education.

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
B15 2TT
United Kingdom


Email: railway@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0) 121 414 2626
@bcrre