Founded in 1495, Aberdeen is an international University built on the high quality of its teaching and research.
As the 5th oldest university in the UK, we have been inspiring minds and creating ambition for over 500 years, securing our position as one of the leading institutions of the 21st century.
We work hard to help our students fulfil their potential and to make an impact on the world – it’s what we do best. From flexible course options to state-of-the-art learning and sports facilities, we are confident that Aberdeen can provide you with an inspiring student experience.
Today, the University is at the forefront in many areas of art and social sciences, in science, oil and gas, renewable energy, computing, engineering and technology, and in ground-breaking disciplines focused firmly on the 21st century, such as bio-medical computing science.
Everything is done to provide students with the very best in support services and facilities. To this end, the University has made an unprecedented multi-million pound investment to provide its students with some of the very facilities available anywhere in the UK. These include an Olympic standard sports village, one of the largest wireless campuses in Europe, a state-of-the-art medical teaching facility on Europe’s largest health campus and the new Sir Duncan Rice Library, an award-winning learning environment with hundreds of leading facilities available for our students to use.
The University of Aberdeen offers over 600 first degree programmes.