School of Informatics

Why study here?

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top institutions for the study of Informatics.

Our reputation

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The University of Edinburgh is one of the best in the world and its School of Informatics amongst the best in Europe and the UK.

Living in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is often voted one of the best cities to live in Europe.

Student experience

Our students share their experiences of studying with us.

Student exchange programmes

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Study abroad opportunities.

Student societies

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There are a large number of student societies available throughout the University.

Your future

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University of Edinburgh graduates are ranked 25th in the world by employers (QS World University Rankings 2022).

Teaching quality

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The School of Informatics has a first-rate reputation for teaching having received a top ‘excellent’ rating in the most recent Teaching Quality Assessment exercise.

Diverse. Equal. Inclusive

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We’re a friendly, supportive, diverse and international community.

Alumni profiles - former students explain how Informatics helped shape their lives.