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Durham University

Department of Classics and Ancient History


Durham Classics in QS World University Top 50 rankings

(27 February 2019)

Congratulations to the Department of Classics and Ancient History which was ranked number 31 in the top 50 universities for Classics worldwide in the QS World University subject rankings for 2019. Durham is one of only seven UK universities to be placed in the rankings for Classics.

A total of 1,222 institutions from 78 countries were assessed and the QS subject rankings looked at 48 subjects in five broad subject areas. Rankings are based on academic and employer reputation, research citations and the productivity and impact of the work published by academics. They take into account the insight of more than 83,000 academics and 42,000 employers around the world, as well as 150 million research citations from 22 million academic papers.