The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.
The University of Edinburgh belongs to the top 20 universities in the world and the top 10 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|QS World University Rankings||2019||18||6|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2018||32||7|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2019||29||7|