In order to identify common interests in the field of internationalization, the Rector of the University of Edinburgh, Prof. Sir Timothy O'Shea, met with the Executive Director of the Council of Rectors, María Teresa Marshall.
At the meeting, the rector O'Shea showed the interest of the University of Edinburgh in strengthening its ties with Chilean institutions, which is framed in the work that the institution will carry out through its Office for the Americas, based in Brazil .
The main objective of this office is to build alliances and associations for the areas of teaching, research and exchange of knowledge between institutions. In addition, this house of studies aims to promote dialogue and discussion not only with universities, but also with institutions from the business world and Latin American culture.
Specifically, the interest of the University of Edinburgh is focused on increasing collaboration in research, the generation of academic programs in conjunction with Latin American institutions and the multilateral exchange of knowledge and networks.
The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is ranked 21st worldwide in the QS ranking of universities.