Founded in 1946, Cranfield University is founded as College of Aeronautics. Later it was organised as post university, specialising in technology and management. The university offers top-notch expertise, world class amenities and unparalleled industry partnership with business, industry and government. Its contribution and reputation in creating leaders in the field of science and technology attracts tens of thousands to students across the world. The University has two campuses, the main campus located at Cranfield, Bedfordshire and other one at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom at Shrivenham.
The main campus has a semi-operational airport and aircrafts mainly used for teaching and research purpose. Cranfield University has a distinguished level of expertise in the field of technology and management. The university is renowned for its career-oriented education which is upgraded with the current needs of industry. It is the largest provider of engineering and management programs. The university offers a range of academic disciplines under various schools such as Cranfield Defence and Security, School of Aerospace, Transport Systems, Manufacturing, School of Water, Energy, and Environment, and School of Management. Cranfield University offers excellent teaching and learning facilities for its students such as comprehensive audio-visual equipment and 24/7 wireless internet access. Along with this the university provided top-notch recreational facilities.