Influencing the world since 1583
Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities. We are globally recognised for our research, high-quality teaching and commercialisation, attracting some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators to work and study here. As a student at Edinburgh, you will be joining a vibrant community of more than 41,000 students. We have one of the most diverse populations of any Scottish university with more than 18,000 international students from more than 150 different nations contributing to our cosmopolitan and multicultural learning environment. You can choose from around 400 undergraduate degree programmes, more than 300 taught masters programmes and 135 research areas. Whatever you choose to study, you'll benefit from the strong research environment that informs our academic programmes. The University is consistently ranked as one of the top 50 institutions in the world and is 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for research power, based on research quality and breadth (REF 2014). 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.
EU GRANTS and scholarships
You can find out about student loans, bursaries and scholarships on our Student Funding website: https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding