Edinburgh is set to launch a jointly-awarded PhD programme with 13 of the world’s leading universities.
Principal Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea signed a memorandum of understanding with the 13 members of Universitas 21, pledging to set up the programme in Seoul.
The other universities which will take part in the programme are:
The memorandum calls for the universities to increase research collaboration through jointly-awarded PhD programmes.
The scheme will help Edinburgh attract high quality postgraduate researchers from anywhere in the world, to train as researchers here and at one of the partner institutions.