Address: Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT, UK
University of Birmingham is a university that is located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. In 1990, it got its own royal charter. It was the first English red brick university that got its own royal charter. According to QS World University Rankings for 2014 – 2015, it was ranked 64th in the world and 11th in the United Kingdom. It has approximately 19,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 postgraduate students. The University has Great Hall that is located at Aston Webb Building. The library of Birmingham University operates 9 site libraries, including Shakespeare Institute Library and Cadbury Research Library. Shakespeare Institute Library is considered as the major UK resource for the study of literature of English Renaissance. You can find more than 200,000 rare printed books and more than 4 million unique archives and manuscripts in Cadbury Research Library. The University of Birmingham also has a medical school. Its medical school is one of the largest in Europe. It has close link with NHS. There are more than 450 medical students that are trained in the clinic.