The University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest University and the fifth oldest in the UK. The University was founded in 1495. The provider has been opened to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in others' services. The University of Aberdeen aims are education and research, inclusive, interdisciplinary, interdisciplinary, international, and sustainable challenges.
The pride of the University is an excellent reputation among the world's leading universities. It is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2021) and the top 180 universities in the world (The World University Rankings, 2021). Among notable alumni, there are five Nobel Laureates, ministers, judges, and many university vice-chancellors.
The University provides cutting-edge undergraduate, postgraduate, research, and online programmes. 12 Schools encompass a wide range of subjects and work with colleagues across the UK:
- Arts and Social Science;
- Life Science and Medicines;
- Physical Science;
- Business School;
- Postgraduate Research School.
The main campuses of the University of Aberdeen are the Old Aberdeen campus and Foresterhill campus. The Library is located at the Old Aberdeen campus. There is an international campus in Doha, Qatar, that has close partnerships. Oceanlab is situated in Newburgh on the North Sea Coast and delivers the University's sub-sea research facilities. The Rowett Institute at the Foresterhill Health Campus provides extensive facilities for nutrition research. Located at the Black Isle's tip, Cromarty Lighthouse buildings offer ideal research and training in marine ecology and resource management.