Richmond, The American International University in London, is a private liberal arts university in London, United Kingdom. Richmond was founded in 1972, by British educator Cyril Taylor. The university maintains two campuses in Greater London, in Richmond Hill and Kensington.

Choosing your university is about more than finding a programme. It’s about asking questions and taking a step towards fulfilling your potential. At Richmond we will develop your passion to learn and will support you to engage, work with and participate in a vibrant academic community where interdisciplinary teaching and learning is key to the curriculum. You can achieve this as part of a diverse, friendly, international community. Ever since Richmond was established almost 50 years ago we have offered an international experience and a global outlook.

This has never been more important than it is today. We are a leading liberal arts university and the only one which awards both a UK and US degree. We are proud to have students from more than 60 countries currently enrolled with us in London. You can choose to become part of our vibrant and diverse international student community, where students are encouraged and supported to flourish in a mix of diverse cultures, backgrounds and perspectives.


The University has two campuses, one in central London and the other in Richmond. Both are a short distance from the cultural and historic sites of London and with the excellent transport links, they are easy to get to.


The University’s top courses include Public Relations and Journalism, Business & Management and Politics & International Relations. Click below to discover the unique courses that the University offers.