By Nicolas Quiroga
The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 has named the Royal College of Music as the world’s leading institution for the performing arts.
The London institution has been ranked first in the U.K. for the last six years and for four in Europe as well.
“Being ranked as the number one institution in the world for the performing arts reflects the dedicated work of the teaching staff and professional services staff, as a guarantee that RCM students will receive the best possible opportunities in the professional environment worldwide,” said Professor Colin Lawson, director of the Royal College of Music, in an official statement.
The rankings are compiled from the views of academics and employers and analysis of research output and impact, taking into account the strength and quality of teaching, research performance, employability and international profile. of the RCM.
The CRM nurtures world-class musicians gifted for international careers as performers, conductors and composers and has trained many of the greatest figures in British and international musical life including: Benjamin Britten, Rebecca Clarke, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Anna Meredith, Michael Tippett and Mark -Anthony Turnage, among many others.