University of Aberdeen

UK Top 20

12th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2024

World Top 200

192nd in the world in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2023


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


2nd in the UK for Sustainable Education in the QS Sustainability Rankings 2023


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.


University celebrates legacy of insulin discovery 100 years on from graduate's Nobel prize win

The centenary of the Nobel Prize awarded to co-discover of insulin, Professor JJR Macleod, will be celebrated at the university where he studied and returned as a teacher and researcher.

Three University projects in the running to be Converge winners

Three University of Aberdeen finalists at Converge 2023

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.