Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. The University has been named as Scottish University of the Year 2019 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and Ranked in Top 1% of world Universities (158: QS rankings 2018 and 185: Times World University Rankings 2018). The University has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in science, medicine and humanities for over five centuries with Five Nobel Laureates associated with us. Located in Aberdeen, the Energy Capital of Europe, the University is home to the Aberdeen Institute of Energy, a pioneer in Energy education globally and leading research centres in ‘Centre for Energy Law’, Engineering, Geosciences and Computing. There are currently 15,000 students attending the University, including 12,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students. International students account for over 20% of the student body, with over 120 countries represented on campus. The University now offers a wide range of over 600-degree programmes and 150 Masters programmes across the areas of arts & humanities, social sciences, education, engineering, energy, computing, law, medicine and sciences. The University is at the forefront of ground-breaking disciplines focused firmly on the 21st century, such as bio-medical computing, artificial intelligence, global security, therapeutics, micro and nanomechanics.
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