3 students chat and walk Edinburgh castle in background - e in coloured blocks on right

For an extraordinary future study at one of the world’s top universities.

Illustrated map of Edinburgh from Virtual Visit platform

Take our virtual tour and explore what it's like to study and live in Edinburgh from wherever you are in the world!

Find your undergraduate degree

Find your postgraduate degree

Edinburgh Impact

dachshund dog and a ginger cat

Owning a pet has an impact on the planet - almost as much as flying a private jet, according to some. But there are ways to reduce their environmental pawprint. #EdinburghImpact

a single tree in the national park of Serengeti Tanzania

Giving money unconditionally to people living in conservation areas like the Amazon rainforest might cost trillions, but it could still be a shrewd investment. #EdinburghImpact

(L-R) Collage of photos of Sarah Adlington, Grace Reid and Seonaid McIntosh

Three sporting icons from the worlds of diving, judo and rifle shooting have been inducted into the University’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Edinburgh city view

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

A University of Sanctuary

Members of the local community learning Gaelic

We're committed to contributing to the city of Edinburgh through research, teaching, facilities and events.

City Region Deal

University facilities in the city

Community projects

Our work with local schools

Photo of students in a library

Research and teaching

We're ranked 4th in the UK for research power, and have the highest rating possible for our student learning experience*.


Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

*Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions; Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland.