6 March 2020

Archaeology at Sheffield ranked 29th in the world

Archaeology at Sheffield is ranked Top 50 in the world at 29th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings

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The University of Sheffield has affirmed its position as a world-leading institution for research and teaching in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Sheffield has risen 11 places in the rankings to 29th in the world for Archaeology, one of the biggest rises and highest ranked across the university. This is a testament to our cutting-edge research, excellent teaching, and world-class facilities.

Evaluating over 1,200 universities across 78 countries, each of the subject rankings is compiled using insight from over 83,000 academics, over 42,000 employers and 150 million citations from 22 million academic papers.

Overall, the University of Sheffield has been ranked as the 13th best institution in the UK and 78th in the world in the QS World University Rankings.

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