Department of Language and Linguistic Science
Posted on 23 March 2023
This week, York’s Department of Language and Linguistic Science confirmed its place among the world’s most highly regarded departments for the subject of linguistics. This subject was ranked 10th in the UK and in the top 100 in the world by QS World University Rankings (2023). This department sits in our Arts and Humanities faculty, which was ranked 66th in the world.
Published annually, QS World University Rankings assess over 50 subjects, at over 1,400 universities, on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.
Professor Monika S. Schmid, Head of the Department of Language and Linguistic Science “I am delighted that we have been ranked 10th in the UK for Linguistics. This reflects our position as the top department for the quality of our research, as established by the Research Excellence Framework last year, and our commitment to providing our students with an excellent education. I am proud of my wonderful and hard-working colleagues for making this happen.”
In total, four subjects at the University of York were ranked in the top 50 globally, as well as top 20 in the UK:
Three more were ranked in the top 100 in the world, 3 of which are ranked as top 20 in the UK:
In the broad subject of Arts and Humanities we were ranked 66th= globally.