University of Aberdeen

UK Top 20

12th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2024


2nd in Scotland, Wales and N Ireland for student satisfaction in The National Student Survey 2023


37th globally in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024


Queen's Anniversary Prize for research and teaching in Soil Science in 2021

Are you bold enough to dream big?

With a flexible approach to learning, hundreds of programmes on offer, and a range of campus and city accommodation options available, your next adventure is about to start.


The mysterious 'speeding up' glaciers of Svalbard

Spectacular Svalbard sits halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole and is one of the fastest warming places in the Arctic.

Aberdeen rises to 37th globally in sustainability ranking

The University of Aberdeen has continued to build on its strong performance in the QS World University Sustainability rankings, rising 27 places in the 2024 league table to an overall position of joint 37th in the world, and two places to 15th in the UK.

Leading the transition in Europe's Energy capital

We spark urgent conversations with experts from around the world and work across borders and disciplines to accelerate the transition to a better energy future.