University of Aberdeen

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University in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

About University of Aberdeen

According to Wikipedia, The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King's College, making it Scotland's third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 160 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times.

University of Aberdeen's Online Degrees

What Is University of Aberdeen Known For?

University of Aberdeen is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Aberdeen's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Aberdeen's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Aberdeen's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Anthropology. Here are some of University of Aberdeen's most famous alumni:

Thomas Reid
Thomas Reid
A Scottish philosopher.
Patrick Manson
Patrick Manson
A Scottish parasitologist .
Robert Brown
Robert Brown
A Scottish botanist , discoverer of the cell nucleus and of Brownian Motion..
James Legge
James Legge
A Missionary in China .
George MacDonald
George MacDonald
A Scottish author, poet and Christian minister.
Alexander Bain
Alexander Bain
A Scottish philosopher and educationalist.
James Gibbs
James Gibbs
A Scottish architect.
James Burnett, Lord Monboddo
James Burnett, Lord Monboddo
A Scottish judge, scholar of language evolution and philosopher.
Arthur Keith
Arthur Keith
An Anatomist, anthropologist.
John Arbuthnot
John Arbuthnot
A Scottish physician, satirist and polymath in London. John Arbuthnot is .
William Robertson Smith
William Robertson Smith
A Scottish orientalist and minister of the Free Church of Scotland.
Eamonn Butler
Eamonn Butler
A British economist.

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