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

22 July 2016

Intestinal parasites as well as goods were carried by travellers on iconic route, say researchers examining ancient latrine.

22 July 2016

By following honeyguides, a species of bird, people in Africa are able to locate bees’ nests to harvest honey.

22 July 2016

Piers Mitchell (Department of Biological Anthropology) discusses what we can learn from rummaging around in 2,000-year-old toilets.

21 July 2016

India’s sophisticated laws and progressive policies fail with startling regularity.

13 July 2016

Justin Pearce (Department of Politics and International Studies) discusses the historical roots of the current conflict in Mozambique.