King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829. When the University of London was established in 1836, King's became one of its two founding colleges. While remaining part of the University of London, King's has enjoyed financial and academic autonomy since 1994. Since 2008, King's has awarded its own degrees.
- one of the top 25 universities in the world (2016-17 QS international world rankings)
- the fourth oldest university in England
- research-led and based in the heart of London.
King's College London belongs to the top 50 universities in the world and the top 10 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2018||56||17|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2019||38||10|
|QS World University Rankings||2020||33||9|