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

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Our vibrant and stimulating environment is the perfect place for your postgraduate study and research.

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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

International students

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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

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Research and teaching

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

Research

Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

Science teaching partnership has winning formula

An Edinburgh primary school has won a national award in collaboration with the University to encourage pupils to engage with science, technology, engineering and maths.

The theory that cognition – the ability to think and feel – extends beyond the brain to people’s bodies, objects, and even institutions is explored in a new exhibition.

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