University of Aberdeen


"Game-changing" technology to improve Covid-19 face mask protection

Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are using a "game-changing" technology as they aim to produce a new type of face mask that is more effective in stopping the spread of Covid-19.

University in global top 60 for positive impact on society

The University of Aberdeen is among the top 60 universities in the world in terms of its positive impact on society.


We innovate in education and research by generating, sharing and applying new kinds of knowledge. By working together, we will address five interdisciplinary challenges of our time.



We are a Scottish university that was founded with international connections. We are open to people and ideas from around the world, and extend our networks and partnerships globally.


We understand and nurture our environment, take care of our people and look after our resources. We will show leadership in working for the sustainable future of our planet, and will evaluate all our actions for their impact on the environment.