University of Bath

University of Bath

A leading university

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966 and is now firmly established as a top ten UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

Our campus, overlooking the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, has a vibrant research culture driven by the enthusiasm and invention of our academic community.

Students are attracted by our excellent academic reputation, our outstanding graduate employment record, our world-class sports facilities, and the wide array of other social, recreational and personal development opportunities we offer.

Our ability to offer placement options across our discipline base, and with leading organisations, is unique among UK research-intensive universities.

We are sector leaders in the commercial exploitation of intellectual property (IP) and the establishment of international links for exploitation of IP.

Mission statement

Our mission is to deliver world-class research and teaching, educating our students to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through our research, enterprise and influence.

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Innovation and public intervention during the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a first-class opportunity for innovation to shine.

SETsquared ranked global #1 university business incubator for third time

The SETsquared Partnership has been ranked the global number one university business incubator by leading research and advisory firm, UBI Global.

HPC: Orchestrating industrial collaboration to address UK’s economic and social challenges

HPC entered into a collaboration with the University of Bath, School of Management, leading to the creation of a world-class research centre.

The contribution of international academics to UK must be recognised, say researchers

Immigrant academics in the UK record forty per cent more international public engagement activities than their native-born colleagues.

Digital business programme boosts tech businesses in the M3 region

Global no. 1 university business incubator SETsquared is the enterprise partnership between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.

Towards a sustainable alternative to palm oil for food, fuels and beyond

University of Bath’s Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies has rapidly become an important hub for sustainable chemistry in the UK.