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University of Edinburgh

www.ed.ac.uk

Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities. We are globally recognised for our research, development and high-quality teaching, attracting some of the world’s leading thinkers to work and study here. Choose to study with us and you will be investing in an education that will help you build a successful future.

You'll enjoy access to superb resources and facilities, and an educational experience designed to unlock your full potential.

You can choose from around 500 degree programmes, more than 300 taught masters courses and 135 research areas covering a wide range of academic disciplines.

Whatever you choose to study, you'll benefit from the strong research environment that informs our academic programmes. We were ranked first in Scotland and fifth in the UK in the most recent RAE, a UK-wide study of research excellence.

And, as a student at Edinburgh, you will be joining a vibrant community of like-minded intellectuals. We have one of the most diverse student populations of any Scottish university with 11,000 students from over 130 different nationalities contributing to our cosmopolitan and multicultural learning environment. 

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  • We are consistently ranked as one of the best 50 universities in the world. (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2012, QS World University Ranking 2013/2014)
  • We are currently 17th in the QS World University Ranking. (2013/2014)
  • 95% of our graduates go into employment or further study. (HESA Destination of Higher Education Leavers Survey 2010/2011)
  • We are one of the top 10 sporting universities in the UK. (BUCS University Sport Table 2011/2012)
  • Two-thirds of the world's nationalities study here. (Annual Review 2010/2011)
  • 96% of our departments produce world-leading research. (The UK Research Assessment Exercise 2008)
  • We have invested £80 million to maintain and enhance our teaching and learning spaces. (2007-2012)

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International Office
The University of Edinburgh
33 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9JT

t: +44 (0)131 650 4296

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International Office
The University of Edinburgh
33 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9JT

t: +44 (0)131 650 4296

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