Aston University is a public educational institution founded in 1895, located in Birmingham, United Kingdom. It operates in the education, higher education, and university industries. Affiliated with Universities UK, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and the European University Association, Aston University contributes significantly to the educational field.
The university has partnerships with organizations such as Aston Villa F.C.. The institution's headquarters are also situated in Birmingham, and its motto is "Forward".
Aston University has a demonstrated history of innovation, with 32 patents assigned to the institution. The university owns the Aston University Engineering Academy, a subsidiary organization.
In terms of accreditation, Aston University boasts numerous prestigious designations, including the Association of MBAs, the British Psychological Society, the Privy Council, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the European Foundation for Management Development, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Association for Business Psychology, the Health and Care Professions Council, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the General Medical Council, the Institute of Biomedical Science, the Institution of Engineering Designers, the General Pharmaceutical Council, the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.