Graduations McEwan Hall

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

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Join us 16 - 20 March 2020 to find out more about our on-campus postgraduate programmes, from wherever you are.

Find your undergraduate degree

Find your postgraduate degree

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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

A clinic for homeless people's pets, a data literacy club and a choir for refugees are among recent local projects to be backed by University grants.

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The Principal, Professor Peter Mathieson, has underlined the University’s commitment to retaining a strong international outlook after Brexit.

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