A ranking of the most targeted universities by investment banks in Europe

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Which universities do investment banks like to hire from in Europe? Based upon the universities they target for graduate careers presentations, it looks like a select few. After scouring 5 banks' websites (UBS, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan) for the European universities they're visiting this milk round, we've produced the following list.

The banks at the top of the list are those that are will be most visited by banks' graduate recruitment circuses this autumn. Those at the bottom of the list will be the least visited. If your university isn't on the list, it may not be visited at all.

Needless to say, graduate recruiter visits may not necessarily be linked to banks' enthusiasm for hiring students from those universities - but we think there's probably a fairly strong correlation....

Please note that the figure for Wroclaw is skewed by the fact that Credit Suisse is visiting there a lot in order to hire for its back office centre in Poland. The figure for Manchester is skewed by the fact that Goldman Sachs is visiting there a lot - Manchester University being the Alma Mater of Michael Sherwood, co-CEO of Goldman Sachs International.

1. London School of Economics (LSE)  22

=1. Cambridge  22

=1. Oxford  22

2. Wroclaw  20

3. Warwick  18

4. Imperial   12

5. Bocconi  10

6. UCL  9

7. Manchester  6

9. HEC  4

9. ESADE   3

=9. Bath  3

=9. Durham 3

=9. Birmingham 3

10. Bristol   2

=10. Loughborough  2

=10. Essec     2

=10. Ecole Polytechnique       2

11. Exeter  1

=11. Cass  1

=11. ESCP EAP 1

=11. Trinity College Dublin 1

=11. Nottingham   1

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