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

13 January 2017

Working in a lab as a basic scientist can often seem far removed from the real world.

11 January 2017

Research shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the IMF as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and medical ‘...

12 December 2016

Funding approved for research projects involving UC Berkeley, Cambridge and the National University of Singapore

24 November 2016

Racism in the US has always run deeper than the electoral cycle, writes Nicholas Guyatt, University Lecturer in American History.