University of Edinburgh

Quick Facts

  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Main areas of Study: Medicine and many others
  • 22% International Students
  • The city of Edinburgh is twinned with Florence in Italy

The University of Edinburgh has an impressive history extending back to 1582 and is located in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is ranked among the best universities in the world and notable alumni include former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

International students have the choice of over 600 undergraduate degree programmes as well as 150 postgraduate opportunities. Edinburgh is particularly highly regarded for its courses in Medicine, Law and Engineering.

Student life at Edinburgh revolves around both the university Student Union and the city in which it is based. The Student Union is one of the oldest in the world and comprises of seven floors and five bars, offering students a different night out every day of the week, whilst the city of Edinburgh has all the benefits you would expect from a capital city.