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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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Book now for our next Undergraduate Open Day on Monday 10 June, 2019.

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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

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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

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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

Dame Mary Beard Gifford Lecture

Leading scholar and classicist Dame Mary Beard has been outlining the themes being explored in her Edinburgh lecture series.

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The fragile climate, the objectification of female twins and the meaning of life itself are some of the issues students are grappling with in a new exhibition.  

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