The University of Edinburgh is a public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in 1582, it is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities, consistently ranked in the world’s top 50. Located in Scotland’s capital city, our main campus is situated in the heart of Edinburgh. The historic buildings and modern facilities provide an inspiring environment in which to live and learn. Their international reputation means we attract students and staff from all over the world, creating a truly global community.


Located in Scotland’s capital city, the University of Edinburgh is a world-renowned, research-intensive university. They are ranked 20th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019) and the reputation for teaching excellence has seen the University ranked 4th in Europe (Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2019).

With a student population of over 38,000, The University is one of the largest universities in the UK. Their cosmopolitan community is made up of students from more than 160 countries worldwide


The University has top courses in Education, Medicine and Linguistics. You can browse the course catalogue by subject, level, or delivery method to find the perfect fit for your needs.

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