Learn more about the research quality and approach we take to research at the University of Surrey.
Internationally, the University of Surrey ranks 305 in the QS World University Rankings 2023, 246 in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2022 and 349 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022 research-led league tables.
It has several subject areas that rank in the top 100 in the world, led by hospitality and leisure management/tourism (at 14th and 3rd in the QS and ARWU, respectively), and including electrical and electronic engineering, nursing, petroleum engineering, sociology, telecommunication engineering, transportation science and technology and veterinary sciences.
From creating machines that can see and hear, to making ground-breaking sleep discoveries and changing our approach to global travel, we are pioneers for a better tomorrow.
Our research quality
A supportive research and innovation culture
Our research and innovation support service guides researchers through the full research life cycle, from due diligence around our funding and collaborative partners, to keeping researchers abreast of compliance, regulations and governance frameworks.