430 years of excellence
For more than four centuries the University of Edinburgh has been changing the world. Today, we continue to make our mark, with world-leading experts educating the pioneers of tomorrow.
Our revolutionary thinkers have improved our world, transformed our medical system, taken science to places we never could have imagined and more. World-changing ideas, from the first anaesthetic to Dolly the Sheep, are attributed to Edinburgh alumni and we truly believe we are proof that anything is possible.
Today we are one of the world’s top 20 universities (Source: 2014-2015 QS World University Rankings), based in one of the most desirable cities. Home to the world’s largest arts festival every August and with something for everybody, Edinburgh will enrich your future.
Your Summer of Opportunities
A summer in Edinburgh isn’t just about your studies – it’s about being inspired, challenged and growing as a person.
A summer in Edinburgh means you’ll enjoy the city at the heart of its arts calendar. You will be surrounded by a wealth of opportunity, the chance to absorb new influences, meet like-minded people from around the world and immerse yourself in the creative nature of the city.
Join us in Edinburgh to explore culture, arts and more, dance a ceilidh, climb Arthur’s Seat and discover the enchantment of Edinburgh in summer.
Spend a summer abroad
Edinburgh is proud to be partnered with a number of universities around the world, giving you the opportunity to expand your horizons abroad.
Our prestigious partner institutes give you the opportunity to see your subject from a new perspective, meet a wide range of people from different cultures and create memories you’ll never forget, having fun all the while.
New places, people, food, music, adventures and fantastic sights; you’ll be talking about the experience you had for the rest of your life. Explore our range of summer courses all over the world.
The University of Edinburgh Summer School caters for student and touring groups who have specific requirements.
Tailor-made summer school and CPD courses are regularly organised for individual groups and we are proud to offer a wide range of subjects led by experts in their fields, alongside social programmes which can be individual to your group or integrated with others.
We have put together an exciting portfolio of summer courses as bespoke events to appeal to individual visiting groups. Adaption to the time, length and content of each course can be discussed and we’re keen to hear from you!