Diamond League
University of Edinburgh

UK

The University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

31 World
rank
5 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1583
Short name:
UOE
Type:
Public
Students:
25770
Faculty:
1860
Faculty/Students Ratio:
14
:
1
Web-site:
www.ed.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Edinburgh, Scotland
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 31 84.726
Teaching 108 74.577
Research 37 89.562
International Diversity 16 91.51
Financial Sustainability 131 78.202
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 44 93.714
Research Perfomance Rankings 14 93.644
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TEACHING
World Rank: 108
Country rank: 7
Score: 74.577
League: Golden League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 37
Country rank: 6
Score: 89.562
League: Diamond League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 16
Country rank: 7
Score: 91.51
League: Diamond League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 131
Country rank: 5
Score: 78.202
League: Golden League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Edinburgh. Influencing the world since 1583. For more than 400 years, our people and their achievements have rewritten history time and again. We`ve explored space, revolutionised surgery, published era-defining books and introduced to the world many inventions, discoveries and ideas from penicillin to Dolly the sheep, believing that anything is possible. Our experts continue in that tradition, consistently striving to uncover the unknown, transforming science fiction into fact, and unveiling new possibilities for future generations. We embrace the vision of shared ideas and interdisciplinary research, which spans across the traditional boundaries of subject areas. Quick Facts & Figures 1. 2/3rds of the world`s nationalities study at Edinburgh. 2. Our breadth of choice in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes covers most of humanities, social science, medicine, vet medicine, science and engineering. 3. 96% of our departments produce world-leading research (RAE 2008) 4. We are in the capital city of Scotland, home to the Scottish Parliament, an ancient volcanic rock and a castle! 5. We`ve invested 60m in enhancing our main library - a key resource and the 3rd largest academic library in Europe. 6. We`re ranked 5th best sporting institution in the UK.

Mission Statement

The University`s mission is the creation, dissemination and curation of knowledge. As a world-leading centre of academic excellence we aim to: Enhance our position as one of the world?s leading research and teaching universities and to measure our performance against the highest international standards. Provide the highest quality learning and teaching environment for the greater wellbeing of our students. Produce graduates fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards. Make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK and the world, promoting health and economic and cultural wellbeing. As a great civic university, Edinburgh especially values its intellectual and economic relationship with the Scottish community that forms its base and provides the foundation from which it will continue to look to the widest international horizons, enriching both itself and Scotland.