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Influencing the world since 1583

  • Welcome

  • City of Edinburgh

    • Tradition and innovation

  • What you need to know


  • Influencing the world since 1583

    20

    World Ranking for University of Edinburgh

    5

    Edinburgh’s research ranking in the UK


    Influencing the world since 1583

    15

    Associated with Nobel Prize Winners

    2

    Companies created on average by the University every week



    Influencing the world since 1583

    • 486,000 people live in the City of Edinburgh

    • We have 4,500 listed buildings

    • The city has over 100,000 students

    • The most highly qualified workforce in the United Kingdom

    • You are standing in a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    • Education and health, finance, retailing and tourism are largest employers

    • Festival City – World’s largest arts festival

    • National museums, galleries and theatres






    10,000 International Students and over 140 nations

    United States of America Germany

    Italy Greece

    People’s Republic of China Ireland

    Canada India

    Malaysia Poland

    Netherlands Spain

    Bulgaria Sweden

    France Hong Kong

    Norway Taiwan

    Singapore Japan


    Influencing the world since 1583

    “I studied Hume with fervour and admiration shortly before the discovery of relativity.

    It is very well possible that without these philosophical studies I would not have arrived at the solution.”

    Albert Einstein


    Influencing the world since 1583

    “Of all the small nations of this earth perhaps only the ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their contribution to mankind..”

    Winston Churchill

    Rector, University of Edinburgh



    Influencing the world since 1583

    First automated industrial assembly robot 1969

    First genetically engineered Hepatitis B vaccine 1980

    First miniature digital camera 1980

    First SMART wheelchair 1987

    First Scottish University spin out on LSE 1995

    MTEM largest ever Scottish spin out $275m 2008









    Influencing the world since 1583

    63 trillion calculations every second…..





    Influencing the world since 1583

    While in Scotland we hope you have a chance to see this





    Influencing the world since 1583

    And that you don’t bump into anyone like this..



    Influencing the world since 1583

    International Office

    University of Edinburgh

    57 George Square

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9JU

    [email protected]


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