University of Aberdeen


University announces new joint institute with South China Normal University

New joint institute to specialise in data science and artificial intelligence

Book by Aberdeen academic wins prestigious history prize

A book by a University of Aberdeen historian has been named as the joint winner of the 2021 Whitfield Prize.


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.