Edinburgh is set to launch a jointly-awarded PhD programme with 13 of the world's leading universities.
Principal Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea signed a memorandum of understanding in Seoul in May 2009 pledging to set up the programme.
Other universities which will take part in the programme are:
The memorandum calls for the universities to increase research collaboration through jointly-awarded PhD programmes.
The scheme will help Edinburgh attract high quality postgraduate researchers from anywhere in the world, to train as researchers here and at one of the partner institutions.
This article was published on Aug 13, 2010