Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities.
We are globally recognised for our research, development and innovation and we’ve provided our students with world-class teaching for more than 425 years.
For more than 400 years the University of Edinburgh has been changing the world.
Today, we continue to make our mark, with world-leading experts educating the pioneers of tomorrow.
Choose to study at Edinburgh and you’ll be investing in an education that will help you build a successful future.
You'll experience the very best in teaching and research. Through our hands-on and innovative approach, we'll equip you with the skills, insights and perspectives to enhance your employability and career prospects.
Our flexible degree programmes, world-class facilities and award-winning support services combine to ensure your experience at Edinburgh is exceptional and unique.
You'll also be living in a vibrant and historic capital city - regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world - with world-famous cultural festivals and the mountains and beaches of Scotland on your doorstep.
We believe your choice will be rewarded in the quality of your education and student experience.
We're ranked 32nd in the world for the employability of our graduates. 2
We awarded more than £9 million in undergraduate financial support in 2016/17.
Edinburgh is ranked the second best student city in the UK. 3
We're ranked 13th in the world's most international universities4. Students from two-thirds of the world's countries study here.
Six months after graduating, 94 per cent of our students are in employment or postgraduate study.
We offer more than 1,000 international opportunities worldwide.
1. Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
2. Latest Emerging Global Employability University Ranking.
3. QS Best Student Cities 2016.
4. Times Higher Education: The World's Most International Universities 2017.