kings collegeDentistry at King’s College London has maintained its standing as the top school for dentistry in Europe.

That’s according to the latest rankings from QS World University Rankings, which has also placed it as second in the world, behind The University of Hong Kong.

QS rankings rank the world’s top universities across 42 subject areas, based on their academic reputation, citations in publications and employer reputation.

‘Maintaining our position as the top school in Europe, but also rising to second in the world in the global rankings, reaffirms our position as a world-class institution and reflects the dedication, commitment and innovation of our academic and professional staff, our students, and our alumni,’ executive dean, Professor Mike Curtis, said.

King’s Dental Institute scored 89.2 overall, with 85 for academic reputation and 92.6 for citations per paper.

Top 20

The universities that finished in the top 20 for dentistry, according to, are:

  1. The University of Hong Kong
  2. King’s College London
  3. University of Michigan
  4. Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam
  5. Tokyo Medican and Dental University
  6. Karolinska Institutet
  7. University of Bern
  8. University College London
  9. KU Leuven
  10. University of Gothenburg
  11. University of Zurich
  12. Harvard University
  13. University of North Carolina
  14. University of Washington
  15. New York University
  16. Peking University
  17. Universidade de São Paulo
  18. University of Pennsylvania
  19. University of Birmingham
  20. University of British Columbia.