Students are at the heart of major improvements taking place across our campus.

Doors open on hidden gems

Everyone is welcome to explore some of the University’s most interesting buildings - for free, as we take part in the annual Edinburgh Doors Open Day, one of the city’s most popular events.

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Join some of the best students from around the globe at one of the world's top universities.

Undergraduate study

Postgraduate study

Online learning

Study abroad in Edinburgh

Short courses

Summer School

Starting in September? See our website for a host of information on getting started as a new student. 

Getting started guides

Thinking of studying with us?

Book now for our next Open Days on 23 September and 7 October 2017.

Find your undergraduate degree

Find your postgraduate degree

Support and information on admissions, fees and funding for international applicants.

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We are a truly global University, making a significant contribution to the world, through global partnership, exchange and engagement.

Global Profile

Global Engagement Plan

Our services

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We're in the heart of Edinburgh, one of the world's most desirable places to live.

Campus maps and access ♿


Open Days


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Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading research universities, ranked fourth in the UK for research power.

Postgraduate research

Research centres and institutes

Edinburgh Research Explorer

Research impact

Business start-ups and incubation

A 240,000-strong community, extensive benefits, and opportunities to support students and research.

Celebrating the teaching and learning experience at Edinburgh.

View our latest academic, professional and support vacancies.