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

Book your place now for our Postgraduate Open Day and Teacher Education Open Day in November.

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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*.


Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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Senior representatives from universities across Europe have gathered in Edinburgh to shape a project that will create innovative learning and research opportunities.

Nationally significant works by Darwin’s mentor secured

Remarkable notebooks belonging to a scientist admired by Charles Darwin are to join the University’s collections, following a successful campaign.

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