College of Science & Engineering

Why choose us?

Edinburgh is consistently ranked one of the best 50 universities in the world.


We’re consistently ranked one of the best 50 universities in the world. We are 16th in the most recent QS World University rankings and 30th in the THE World University Rankings.


International community

Every year hundreds of international students choose to study with us. We have over 16,000 international students studying with us at the University.

Our staff body is equally diverse, with world class academics and researchers from across the globe part of our community here at Edinburgh.


Research excellence

Our academic staff are at the forefront of developments in many subjects, such as the study and application of micro-electronics, computer-based disciplines and biotechnology.

If you choose to study with us, you will become part of an academic community in one of the top-ranked universities in the world. As a result, you will experience teaching and learning that is at the very forefront of your chosen subject area, and be taught by academics who are undertaking world-leading research in a wide range of areas.



From specialist engineering and specialist computing labs to laboratories for analysing rocks, minerals, and fluids, the University is home to world-leading teaching and research spaces that enable our students and staff to fulfill their potential.  Our Virtual Visit platform is a great way to take a look at some of the facilities we have.

Virtual Visit


EUSA Global

EUSA Global is a project run by the Students' Association to promote student-led internationalisation activities on campus. This project aims to enhance the global experience for students at the University of Edinburgh.

To find out more visit EUSA Global