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 240,000 alumni in over 190 countries.

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Global Cambridge news

25 October 2017

Indian agriculture is expected to feed a growing and increasingly urbanised population.

05 September 2017

What options does China have when it comes to North Korea?

20 September 2017

Researchers analysed DNA extracted from 4,000-year-old human remains to reveal that more than 90% of Lebanese ancestry is from ancient Canaanite populations...

26 July 2017

Archaeological research shows that our prehistoric ancestors built resilience into their food supply.