East Asia

Key activity in the East Asia region

Our key activities in East Asia revolve around fostering partnerships in Transnational Education, promoting collaborative research initiatives, and cultivating industry engagement. 

Insight into our key strategic partnerships across East Asia.

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Find out about our events and opportunities in East Asia.

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We are members of several East Asian networks including RENKEI.

Staff who support the University's strategic relationships across East Asia.

At a glance

  • Over 10,000 of our staff and students from East Asia
  • More than 11,500 alumni in East Asia
  • Edinburgh is the top destination in Scotland for students from East Asia
  • Edinburgh has collaborated to create 2 joint institutions in China with key partners
  • 65 university partners across East Asia

Engagement with the region

"The University of Edinburgh has a proud heritage of collaboration with China. As we look to an increasingly global future, I am excited to lead this truly international university into even stronger collaborations and innovative partnerships in China.

We want to engage, learn, work together, enhance mutual understanding and create impact for the benefit of society all over the world."

Professor Sir Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh