Founded in 1905, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore's flagship university which offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.
NUS has 16 faculties and schools across three campus locations in Singapore, providing a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Its programmes include student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at NUS Overseas Colleges, and double degree and joint degree programmes with some of the world’s top universities, offering students opportunities and challenges to realise their potential.
NUS has three Research Centres of Excellence (RCE) and 23 university-level research institutes and centres. Major research thrusts have been made recently in fields such as quantum technology; cancer and translational medicine; interactive and digital media; and the environment and water.
The QS World University Rankings (2013/14) ranked NUS 24th within the world and 1st within Asia, while The Financial Times places NUS School of Business at 23rd in their global MBA ranking tables.