UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


About us

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is world-leading for research and teaching in ophthalmology and biomedical science. We deliver advanced ophthalmic research and education in partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital.

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At the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology (IoO), we have a long-standing partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital. Together, we represent the largest co-located site for eye research, education and care in the world. 

We offer a range of programmes and short courses designed to help you advance your career in eye care, as well as a Bioscience Entrepreneurship MSc aimed at life science graduates looking to learn about the business of biotech.

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Our mission and vision

Find out more about the goals and purpose of the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Be inspired

Find out more about our work and breakthroughs in both fundamental and clinical science. 

Working at the IoO

Working with us

Job opportunities, careers and staff benefits, as well as networks and support.

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Why study with us?

We offer a research and teaching environment ranked as world-leading and are home to the largest co-located site for eye research, education and care in the world.

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Patient and public involvement and engagement

Discover our work to ensure patients and the public are involved in and informed about our research.

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Services and partnerships

Discover our unique scientific and academic facilities available to our students and staff.

Find us

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
11-43 Bath Street
London EC1V 9EL

Moorfields Eye Hospital

City Road Campus
162 City Road
London, EC1V 2PD
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