International applicants

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates

For the latest information and advice see: Coronavirus updates

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Studying with us in 2020

The University will be open from September and we will be ready to teach despite any travel restrictions affecting you, wherever you are in the world. We will use our superb expertise in digital technology to assist wherever appropriate.

Travelling to Edinburgh and the UK

Answers to key questions for starting in September

Celebrate Africa Week 2020

Africa Week is a series of free online events taking place between 26 - 30 October, celebrating Edinburgh's connections to the region.

This year's events focus on the theme of movement, including travel, online movements and campaigns, forced movement and the exchange of knowledge.

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Online information sessions

We host online information sessions three times a week and also attend virtual events.

Attend one of our online events

The University of Edinburgh is actively involved in supporting talented scholars and academics seeking sanctuary in the UK. 

Our Refugee Advisory Service will provide information and support to help improve access to the University.


There are a range of costs associated with financing your studies at the University of Edinburgh. Find out more about the costs of living and studying in Edinburgh.

Student Life

Find out about living in Edinburgh.