Best Universities in Europe 2017

3. Imperial College London, United Kingdom 

Imperial College London is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the world for science, technology, engineering, medicine and business.

It was formed in 1907 from a merger of three colleges in London and now has 14,700 students and 8,000 staff. 14 of its alumni are Nobel Prize winners, including Sir Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin.