Welcome to a city open to all, a university ever-evolving.
What does our ancient tradition of modern thinking mean for you? It means being at the forefront of change – the chance to explore your potential at a research-intensive university that’s home to over 525 years of discovery. Since 1495, we’ve held space for debate, discussion, and discourse, and now it’s your turn to join us.
Are you ready to join the Boundary Breakers and study in Aberdeen?
Your future is what you make it, so get started now and apply to join us in 2024.
Support that goes beyond
With the cost-of-living crisis and the future so uncertain, we know you need our support more than ever. Here’s some key information on how the University and our affordable location can help.
With scholarships available, from Widening Access and local support, to the UK and beyond, explore our scholarship database to find the one that’s right for you.
Aberdeen has been named as one of the safest and most affordable cities (Complete University Guide 2022).
Explore the latest scholarships for Postgraduate Taught (starting as soon as January 2024, and beyond).
Despite being over 528 years old, we are not bound by tradition or the status quo. At Aberdeen we go:
- Beyond disciplines, with a flexible approach to study so you can tailor your degree to your interests and career goals, and bring the global, cross-disciplinary mindset employers are really looking for.
- Beyond borders, welcoming staff and students from over 130 countries worldwide, to an age-old campus nestled between the ocean and the city in the friendly Northeast of Scotland.
- Beyond ordinary solutions, working together to spark lasting change in alignment with the UN Sustainability Development Goals. Our work towards a cleaner energy future and pioneering preventative healthcare solutions makes us one of the most sustainable universities in the world (top 3% in the QS World University Rankings 2024).
At the University of Aberdeen we offer a flexible and individual approach to your studies.
Our research crosses disciplines to find solutions to the world's greatest challenges.
Follow your True North home, with accommodation guaranteed in 2024
At Aberdeen, we know studying is only one part of your university experience. It's also your new home.
Our exciting city is nestled between the mountains and the sea, the perfect place to start a new adventure.
Our accommodation is not only a safe and supportive environment, with a dedicated team providing 24 hours support and information, but a place where you’ll make friends for life.
No matter where you come from, you'll find home in Aberdeen.