Introduction

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

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World-leading University

Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities.

World-leading University

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Imagine what you could do

Watch our video series to find out more about studying at Edinburgh.

Imagine what you could do

Students at the Queen's Medical Research Institute

Careers and employability

Employers value our graduates for their intellectual ability and highly developed transferable skills.

Careers and employability

Living in Edinburgh

Student life at Edinburgh

The friends you meet and experiences you share contribute as much to your university life as your formal degree certificate at the end of it all.

Student life at Edinburgh

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World-leading research

As a student at Edinburgh you will learn from world-leading researchers.

World-leading research

Physics and astronomy students during class

Inspiring teaching

We're committed to high quality, innovative teaching to help you reach your full potential.

Inspiring teaching

Student swimmer Louise Pate

Leading sports university

Edinburgh is one of the UK’s leading sports universities.

Leading sports university

Student sightseeing on year abroad

Go abroad

Our exchange programmes let you pursue your studies and immerse yourself in new cultural experiences.

Go abroad

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International community

Our diverse international community offers all of our students the opportunity to learn more about the world.

International community

Students in the gradnes at King's Buildings

Social responsibility and sustainability

We ensure that social, ethical and environmental concerns influence our decision making and the way we operate day to day.

Social responsibility and sustainability


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