Aberdeen 2040

open to all and dedicated to the
pursuit of truth in the service of others

To view the Strategic Plan in Arabic, Gaelic, BSL or to order a Braille copy, click here:

Foundational Purpose

Since 1495, the University of Aberdeen has been open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others. We still have that purpose.

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Education and Research

We achieve our purpose through excellence in our core activities of education and research, which transforms the world around us.

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We welcome and support students, staff and partners from all backgrounds, organisations and communities.

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We innovate in education and research by generating, sharing and applying new kinds of knowledge.

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Interdisciplinary Challenges

Working together, we will address five interdisciplinary challenges of our time.

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We connect with others, and extend our networks and partnerships around the world.

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We understand and nurture our environment, take care of our people and look after our resources.

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If you would like to get involved in delivering Aberdeen 2040, contact us via email at: aberdeen2040@abdn.ac.uk.

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