University of Sussex named best in the world for development studies

Sussex has held the award for four years running

The University of Sussex has been ranked as the best university for development studies globally, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The University announced the news via their social media: “The rankings reflect the quality, impact and range of international development research and courses offered by the University.”

Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, said: “With so many pressing global challenges needing solutions and expertise, I am hugely proud that Sussex has been named again the best university in the world for development studies.”

The University was also ranked among the world’s top 100 Universities for six subjects including Anthropology, Geography, English language and literature, Politics and International studies, and Sociology.

Nine other subjects offered at the university ranked in the top 20 including Communications and Media Studies, History, and Economics.