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

21 July 2018

Margaret Thatcher’s infamous Bruges speech – which helped to coin the phrase ‘Euroscepticism’ – was never intended to be an anti-European diatribe,...

30 May 2018

Two of Europe’s leading research universities have announced the first step towards plans for a unique ‘strategic partnership’ – underlining the vital and...

14 March 2018

The collaborative venture will offer insights into the links between ethics and social change

30 November 2017

New panel will advise on University's engagement with Africa

27 November 2017

UC Berkeley, the University of Cambridge and the National University of Singapore to support collaborative projects in themes including Precision Medicine,...