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

23 November 2018

As the world around us increasingly divides into ‘us and others’, the University of Cambridge Primary School is taking part in a new research project to...

21 November 2018

Multilingualism is the norm in India.

11 October 2018

As the UK marks Black History Month,?researchers from across the University talk about their route to Cambridge, their inspiration and their motivation.

24 July 2018

Findings dispute “guns versus butter” narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring.

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,...