Celtic & Scottish Studies

The department of Celtic and Scottish Studies is the longest established Celtic department in Scotland, and is the home of the School of Scottish Studies Archives which was founded in 1951 to collect, archive and promote the cultural traditions of the nation.

Prospective undergraduates

We offer a welcoming and supportive environment for students along with a wide range of staff expertise.

Prospective postgraduates

We have a vibrant community engaged in a variety of taught and research degree study.

Students in George Square gardens

Details of first class meetings of Celtic and Scottish Studies classes are available here.

We sustain a wide-ranging programme of research. All departmental staff are research-active, and are distinguished in their fields.

Join us to celebrate St Andrew’s Day in music and song at the University of Edinburgh’s annual concert.