With over 17,000 students from over 100 countries, Lancaster University is a thriving international university with the
operational capacity to manage large-scale projects and complex partnerships. We have experience of running ERDF, Leonardo da Vinci and Erasmus projects using PRINCE2 project management techniques and with extensive expertise in dissemination and valorisation. At Lancaster University we aim to apply our ideas, knowledge, technologies, skills and services regionally, nationally and internationally to the benefit of society, partners and stakeholders. Our place in the upper echelons of the UK and the global university sector means that we achieve these aims by pursuing research at the highest international level. We create new knowledge within a stimulating and innovative learning environment for all students and staff as well as working in international, national and regional collaboration to enhance economic, cultural and social well-being.
We aspire to excellence in all our fields of work and to distribute and exchange knowledge and expertise generated from world class research and teaching through dialogue with all parts of society, public bodies, business and individuals. Lancaster University has won many awards including International University of the Year awarded by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Lancaster has also been ranked 8th overall in the league table securing a top ten place for the 4th consecutive year. Lancaster University’s research has been rated as world leading in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all subjects. Lancaster was13th for the percentage of world leading research out of the 128 institutions listed and 18th in the UK overall. Business and Management – 1st in the UK at Lancaster when ranked for research power and 1st for the number of research active staff, showing LUMS to be the leading research intensive management school in the UK.