University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge Engineering

One of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres, Cambridge comprises 31 Colleges and over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions.

Cambridge facts

Electrical Engineering at Cambridge

  • The Department of Engineering is the largest department in the University of Cambridge, representing approximately 10% of the University's activities by the majority of common metrics, and is one of Europe's largest integrated engineering departments. It achieves the highest standards in both research and teaching. Its international reputation attracts the best students, academics, sponsors and partners from around the world.
  • Photonics is an active and growing area of research in the Electrical Engineering division with three groups investigating different aspects of photonics, applications and materials whilst collaborating with each other and a variety of industrial partners.


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IMAGE: Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge.