Founded by the city of Edinburgh in 1583, the University of Edinburgh was the first true civic university in the UK and one of the four ancient universities of Scotland. Join some of the best students from around the globe at one of the world’s top universities. Students will invest in an education that will help them build a successful future.

Join the University of Edinburgh’s 13,000-strong international student community. The University of Edinburgh’s flexible programmes, world-class facilities and award-winning support services combine to ensure students’ university experience is exceptional and unique. The University works to support students at all stages offering welfare support, practical advice and events.


Why The University of Edinburgh

Location: The University is at the heart of the city of Edinburgh. Scotland’s inspiring capital is one of Europe’s great cultural hubs and a stimulating place to study. Edinburgh’s dynamic cultural scene boasts the largest collection of historic buildings, museums, art galleries and theaters of any city in Scotland.

Clubs and Societies: The clubs and societies will help students develop their interests, meet like-minded people, indulge a hobby or simply socialize. The University of Edinburgh’s host an extensive range of clubs and societies here at Edinburgh. With more than 290 to choose from, students are bound to find one that’s right for them.

Facilities and Services: At Edinburgh, students will get generous, flexible access to a state-of-the-art library, IT resources and study spaces, helping them fit study into their busy life. Students will have access to personal support services for all of their concerns, academic or otherwise.

Sport and Exercise: Edinburgh is one of the UK’s leading sports universities. Whether students are recreational gym-users or performance athletes going for gold, Edinburgh’s world-class sports facilities, service and support can cater for students. The University of Edinburgh has been consistently ranked in the top 5 for sport in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) table and offer a wide range of world-class sport, fitness and performance facilities.