The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College
The University of Sheffield is one of the oldest British Universities. It is a leading research university, located in Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. Ranked within the World's top 100 Universities and constantly ranked amongst the top 20 universities in Britain, it belongs to the 1% of the best universities in the world (24th in Europe, 69th in the world –QS rankings 2014-15). Today, with nearly 24,000 students from 124 countries, and almost 6000 staff, the University of Sheffield is a popular choice for university applicants. The University of Sheffield International Faculty is the only faculty of the University located overseas and it is an integral part of the University. Bridging the UK with the South East and Eastern European Region, CITY College gives the unique opportunity to students to study for a top class British degree of the University of Sheffield in their region Stretched across borders, the International Faculty embraces internationalisation and gives to its students the experiences, curricula and traditions of the University. We aspire to transfer knowledge, in-depth research and academic excellence across the region through our education hubs.
With its main campus located in Thessaloniki, Greece, the International Faculty consists of four academic departments - the Business Administration & Economics Department, the Psychology Department, the Computer Science Department and the English Studies Department - and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in English in the disciplines of Business Studies, Psychology, Computer Science and English Studies. Today, apart from Thessaloniki, the Faculty also offers the University’s programmes in a number of other locations across South East and Eastern Europe, namely Sofia (Bulgaria), Belgrade (Serbia), Bucharest (Romania) and Kyiv (Ukraine) and is continuously expanding, dedicated to its outreach mission.
Academic research represents the backbone of our philosophy and practice. The International Faculty fosters and promotes cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and innovation, providing a supporting environment for the academic staff’s research activities within all academic departments. To further promote research, we have established the South East European Research Centre (SEERC), which carries out substantial research within the region. SEERC is offering a range of PhD programmes in the disciplines of Business, Psychology, Computer Science and Political Sciences.
The dynamic international environment of the University of Sheffield International Faculty comprises students and highly qualified faculty members from more than 15 countries. This unique mixture adds even more to the overall learning experience in a truly unique international environment.
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