Robotic academic facilties in the United Kingdom




Cranfield University is a British postgraduate and research-based university specialising in science, engineering, technology and management. It contains two campuses; the main campus is at Cranfield, Bedfordshire, and the second is the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The main campus is unique in the United Kingdom for having an operational airport (Cranfield Airport) next to it. The airport facilities are used by Cranfield University's own aircraft in the course of aerospace teaching and research.

The university has connections in India and Australia.





The forerunner of Cranfield University was the College of Aeronautics, created in 1946 and based at the RAF station in Cranfield, Bedfordshire. Through the 1950s and 1960s, the development of many aspects of aircraft research and design led to considerable growth and diversification into other technologies and into manufacturing and management.

In 1969, the College of Aeronautics became The Cranfield Institute of Technology incorporated by Royal Charter with full degree-awarding powers, and new departments were set up to cover the work in the new subject areas, such as the Cranfield School of Management.



Cranfield University

College Road
MK43 0AL

Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Environment, Manufacturing

Cranfield campus (for Technical Schools) - Enquiries office
T: +44 (0)1234 758008

Defence and Security course enquiries

Shrivenham campus (for Defence and Security) - Main reception
T: +44 (0)1793 785810








Cranfield University

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