Dalhousie University - Achievements

Dalhousie University is a leading research-intensive university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was founded in 1818 by George Ramsay.

The University has the following Faculties: Architecture and Planning; Arts and Social Sciences; Computer Science; Dentistry; Engineering; Graduate Studies; Health Professions; Law; Management; Medicine; Science.

The School of Business Administration is among the best in the world. Its programs have been accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The MLIS programme offered by the School of Information Management has been accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

Dalhousie University is the oldest university-affiliated common law school in the British Commonwealth.

Achievements and Rankings:

- Rated as the 7th best university (Medical Doctoral Rankings) in Canada by Maclean's Magazine in 2009.

- Ranked 201-302nd in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- Dalhousie University is ranked 20th in Canada and 322nd globally (Webometrics Ranking of World universities, July 2009).

- Placed among the world's top 100 universities for Life Sciences & Biomedicine (#90 globally) in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2008.

- Dalhousie University is placed among the world's top 200 universities by THE-QS World University Rankings 2008, ranked 11th in Canada and 197th in the world.

- In The Scientist magazine, it was named one of the best non-commercial places to work as a scientific researcher outside the United States (2006).