The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. These pages aim to provide an overview of Cambridge’s global activities in the furtherance of that mission.



Global knowledge

The University of Cambridge disseminates knowledge across the world through its global assessment and publishing businesses, its libraries and museums, and through the commercialisation of university research.

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Global community

Cambridge is an international community with 28,000 students, researchers and staff based at the University at any one time, and more than 200,000 alumni in over 180 countries.

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Global Cambridge news

20 May 2016

Catherine Barnard (Faculty of Law) discusses why it's so important that young people vote in the EU referendum.

03 May 2016

New research shows the sudden oak death epidemic in California cannot now be stopped, but that its tremendous ecological and economic impacts could have...

22 April 2016

Béla Bollobás (Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics) discusses the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan and the influence of his tutor Godfrey...

05 May 2016

A technique for reducing the number of infectious malaria parasites in whole blood could significantly reduce the number of cases of transmission of malaria...

22 March 2016

A 3000-year-old ox bone - inscribed with the earliest-known example of Chinese writing - has become the world's first 'oracle bone' to be ...