School of History, Classics & Archaeology

School of History, Classics & Archaeology

About us

Find out more about the history of the School, our teaching and research and our new accommodation.

Students walking through campus

About our staff

Our staff cover a broad range of expertise across our three subject areas; History, Classics and Archaeology.

About the School

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is one of the great world centres for the study of the human past.

About our building

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology occupies the West Wing of the Grade A-listed Old Medical Building, situated at the southern edge of the Old Town.

Academic excellence

The School's reputation for research and academic excellence is maintained by constant review and input from staff and students.

Visiting us

The School welcomes visitors throughout the year. If you are unable to attend one of the regular Open Days, you can visit independently on a student-led or self-guided tour.

Equality and diversity

The School is committed to maintaining and promoting equality and diversity among staff and students.

About our website

We are committed to providing information in a clear, usable and accessible format.

Follow us online

You can keep up with the latest School news, events and developments by joining us on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Many of our research centres and subject areas have their own social media spaces too.