In 1495, our founder stated that the University of Aberdeen would be ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’. We honour this statement by warmly inviting you to join our Aberdeen family and to become part of the next chapter in history.
Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK but we have an outlook that is truly twenty-first century. We have a great reputation for world-leading research attracts outstanding students and academics from across the globe. Our rich heritage, impactful research and learning excellence has contributed to our association with five Nobel Prize winners and more recently being named ‘Scottish University of the Year 2019’ by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
- We are ranked in the World Top 160 Universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
- University of Aberdeen is ranked 5th in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021.
- The University of Aberdeen is named as Top 20 UK University in the Gaurdian University Guide 2022 and the Times and Sunday Times Good University guide 2022.
- The University is ranked 158th and 22nd in the UK in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, as well as ranked 20th by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.
- Get the best of both worlds by experiencing a rich British heritage, all whilst studying with 15,500 studentsfrom across 130 different nationalities.