University of Liverpool

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University of Liverpool
motto Haec otia studia fovent
founding 1903
Sponsorship state
place Liverpool , UKUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom 
Vice Chancellor Janet Beer
Students 29,695 (2018/19)
Annual budget 577.7 million GBP
Networks Russell group
Tower of the brick Victoria Building ( 1892 ), a landmark of Liverpool University
Front view of the Victoria Building

The University of Liverpool ( English : University of Liverpool ) is a state university in the northern English city ​​of Liverpool [ ˈlɪv etwapuːl ] with around 30,000 students (2018/19). It is the oldest in a series of British universities created as part of a Victorian educational reform.

The university has produced a total of nine Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and is now a member of the N8 and Russell group of UK research universities.


In 1882 the University College became Liverpool . From 1884, it was part of the historic Victoria University for almost 20 years, a merger with other colleges in Manchester and Leeds . In 1903 the university was separated and founded as an independent university with the status of a Royal Charter .

The facilities include the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Liverpool, which since 1899 has also included a tropical medicine department and a university hospital.

Today, the university is also known for its distance learning programs , which include around 35 master's and doctoral programs.

International cooperation

On 23 May 2006, the University of Liverpool founded in partnership with the Jiaotong University Xi'an in Suzhou , in the province of Jiangsu of the People's Republic of China , the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (short form: XJTLU). It is a science and engineering university with an additional focus on English. The language of instruction is English and most faculties have a high proportion of international professors. Students receive both a degree from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University and a degree from the University of Liverpool.


The university is divided into six faculties with a total of 54 departments and over 100 subjects:

Nobel Prize Winner



Liverpool University is considered a very prestigious university , which is confirmed by leading university rankings:

See also

Web links

Commons : University of Liverpool  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  2. Where do HE students study? Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), accessed March 17, 2020 .

Coordinates: 53 ° 24 ′ 21 ″  N , 2 ° 58 ′ 1 ″  W.