The University of Edinburgh has been providing students with world-class teaching for more than 425 years, helping students to unlock their inner potential to reach their highest goals and to create some of the world's leading thinkers since 1583.
Edinburgh is considered a global university, having always had a commitment to diversity and creating a community in which students and staff feel valued and welcome. Their international students now represent 44% of the total community, coming from 180 nations, including more than 4,800 students from the EU.
The University of Edinburgh are currently the top UK University for incoming Erasmus+ exchanges and have agreements with over 250 universities across Europe. The university are an active member of international organisations including Universitas 21, the League of European Research Universities, the Coimbra Group, Eurolife, UNICA, UNA Europa, and the U7 Alliance of over 30 universities from G7 countries.