September 18, 2009 | Leave a Comment
For those thinking about a Fulbright application for a one-year program at University of Edinburgh, here’s more info about the university:
The University of Edinburgh was founded in the Scottish capital as one of the country’s ancient universities and has been providing outstanding educational opportunities to students from around the world for more than 400 years. The University of Edinburgh is Scotland’s largest research-intensive university with an international reputation for excellence and innovation. We are consistently ranked among the UK’s elite universities, and in the Times Higher Education’s international league table of universities which was published earlier this year the University of Edinburgh was ranked as 23rd in the world. We consistently receive 5 and 5-star ratings in internationally recognised Research Assessment Exercises and in the most recent assessment we were placed fifth out of 120 UK universities.
In addition to some 600 first-degree programmes spread across 119 academic disciplines, we also offer more than 250 research and 300 taught postgraduate programmes. The University currently has more than 25,000 students (some 6,500 from outside the UK) from 130 countries. Further details on our postgraduate programmes and research degrees can be found on the University’s website at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate
The University of Edinburgh is delighted to offer the Fulbright-Edinburgh University Award for prospective postgraduate students from the USA:
If you have any questions regarding postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant College. http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/colleges