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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.
By train or bus
Trains come in to Edinburgh Waverley Station, and buses and coaches to the nearby St Andrews Square bus station. The University can be reached quickly by local buses from Princes Street or by taxi.
Edinburgh International Airport has regular scheduled services to many UK and International destinations. You can catch an airport bus that will drop you off in the city centre or take a taxi direct to the University. For more information, visit the Edinburgh International Airport website.
We are consistently ranked as one of the best 50 universities in the world. (Times Higher Education World University Ranking (2016/2017). We are currently 23rd in the QS World University Ranking (2017/2018)
Six months after graduating, 90 per cent of our students are in employment or postgraduate study (Latest Emerging Global Employability University Ranking).
We are currently ranked 3rd in the top sporting universities in the UK (BUCS University Sport Table 2016/2017).
We're ranked 13th in the world's most international universities. Students from two-thirds of the world's countries study here (Times Higher Education: The World's Most International Universities 2017).
We are 4th in the UK for research power, based on the quality and breadth of our research (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014).
Edinburgh is ranked the second best student city in the UK (QS Best Student Cities 2017).