The Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge has an international reputation as a leading centre of research and is consistently ranked as one of the best departments in the UK. The Department was ranked top by The Times Good University Guide in 2005. The Education Guardian 2009 University Rankings ranked the undergraduate degree first.
The long tradition of Geography at Cambridge goes back to the first University Lecturer in Geography appointed in 1888.
Research in the department is organised in the following research clusters: