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We are a truly global University, making a significant contribution to the world, through global partnership, exchange and engagement.

Global Profile

Global Engagement Plan

Our services

International students

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We're committed to contributing to the city of Edinburgh through research, teaching, facilities and events.

City Region Deal

University facilities in the city

Community projects

Our work with local schools

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Research and teaching

We're ranked 4th in the UK for research power, and have the highest rating possible for our student learning experience*.


Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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Researchers from across the University are rallying to support global efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Principal Peter Mathieson

Professor Peter Mathieson thanks students and staff and outlines how the University is implementing new ways of remote working, online learning and research.

*Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions; Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland.