Export Control

Guidance on export control legislation and relevant policies, information about who is responsible for complying with export control legislation, and how to apply for an export licence.

UK export control refers to a set of legal restrictions on the transfer of certain goods, technology, software and knowledge from the United Kingdom to a destination or destinations outside the UK.

Information about export control lists and exemptions.

Individual academics and researchers have obligations and responsibility to ensure legal compliance with export control legislation.

In some cases, it may be necessary to apply for an export licence from the UK Export Control Organisation to carry out an activity related to your research.

Links to export control policies and further information.

There are a range of export control training opportunities available to University of Edinburgh staff and students.