QS World Rankings

The University of Sheffield Information School is ranked Number One in the World for library and information management.

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We are thrilled to announce that we have attained the position of Number One in the World, for Library and Information Management in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.


To be ranked as Number One in the World again is a real honour for everybody at the Information School. This reaffirms that our School is home to excellent teaching informed by our world-leading research. These rankings reflect our outstanding reputation established over six decades, our excellent reputation among employers, the high quality of our research publications and the large number of citations our papers achieve, as well as the achievements of our students and graduates. 

We strive to provide the best research and teaching environment for both our staff and students and this ranking is testament to this."

Professor Val Gillet

Head of School


The School currently has around 30 members of academic staff, 12 administrative and technical staff and around 60 research staff and postgraduate research students.

A world top-100 university

We're a world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.