Our Heritage

Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised 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.

Established by Queen Victoria in 1900, the University of Birmingham is ranked in the top 1% of universities across the globe. We are a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge, and are proud of the work we do to change the world. We bring all of this heritage, prestige, and global renown to our campus in Dubai. Our students benefit from the academic rigor of a global top 100 university, when you graduate with a University of Birmingham degree, your qualification is internationally respected and our graduates are highly sought after by employers.