The University of Edinburgh is one of the Scotland’s ancient Universities. The University is world -widely recognised and highly ranked being 17th in the world according to the QS 2013 and 11th in arts and humanities by the Times Higher Education Ranking 2012-2013.
The University of Edinburgh has been providing students with world-class teaching since 1583. Their famous alumni include naturalist Charles Darwin, leading Enlightenment philosopher David Hume, physicist James Maxwell, former MI5 director Stella Rimington and the former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
The University of Edunburgh is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and the League of European Research Universities. It is home to leading international researchers across the arts, humanities, education, law, management, health and social sciences. The University Is also a member of Universitas 21, an international association of research-led universities.
The location of Edinburgh is perfect for any means of transport. Edinburgh International Airport is located only 20 minutes drive from the city centre.The city itself is full of galleries, parks, shops and sport centres as well as restaurants, pubs, nightclubs, theatres and cinemas. Every year Edinburgh host a world famous Festival.