Edinburgh Global

We're making a significant contribution to the world, through global partnerships, exchange and engagement.

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about our services or our strategy. We're happy to help.

Global Engagement Plan

Our strategic goals for 2017 - 2020.

Read our Plan

International student support

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Dedicated support websites for international students.

Guiding international students through the visa process:

Student Immigration Service 

Welfare advice, orientation and support:

International Applicants site

New Students site

Go abroad

Dedicated websites for studying or working abroad.

Find out more about the options available, including information on funding:

Go abroad

The exchanges website, providing advice on destinations, deadlines and applications:

Student exchanges

Applicant support

International students

Dedicated websites offering applicant support.

For international applicants applying at all levels of study:

International applicants

Information for applicants who wish to study with us for a year or semester:

Study Abroad applicants

Support for staff

Funding is available for academic and professional services staff to teach or train in Europe and beyond with Go Abroad Staff.

Go Abroad Staff

For Edinburgh Global Staff:

Guide for our people 

The University of Edinburgh offers a visa advice service for international staff coming to work in Edinburgh.

Staff Visas

Partnership support for staff

We recognise the value of creating innovative international programmes, developing research collaborations, enhancing mobility, capacity building and leveraging new funding streams.

Partnership resources and guidance for staff

Information for staff who support exchange students and who work with student exchange partners across the globe.

Regional Teams

Connect with the University's teams who support strategic relationships in key regions.


East Asia


Latin America

Middle East

North America

Southeast Asia

South Asia

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Information for applicants, current students and staff on the impact of the EU referendum.

Global Alumni Community

Discover our global alumni network and community.

North America


Latin America

Middle East

Asia and Pacific


Global Partnership Networks

We are an active member of partnership networks:

The Coimbra Group

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