About University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen is an ancient university founded in 1495, in Old Aberdeen, Scotland, and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research. It is the fifth oldest university in what is now the United Kingdom, and in the wider English-speaking world. The University of Aberdeen is today at the forefront of teaching, learning and discovery, as it has been for 500 years. As the 'global university of the north', we have consistently sent pioneers and ideas outward to every part of the world. We are an ambitious, research-driven university with a global outlook, committed to excellence in everything we do.