Gaelic at the University of Edinburgh

Learn About Gaelic

The University offers opportunities to learn about Gaelic language and culture.

History of Gaelic at the University

Pages of Gaelic poetry from the archive.
From the establishment of the first Chair of Celtic in Scotland in 1882 to the development of Gaelic AI in 2023, the University of Edinburgh has a long and proud history of Gaelic.

Gaelic Language & Culture Taster Sessions

Students and staff at a Gaelic Language and Culture Taster
As part of its commitment to increasing Gaelic awareness amongst its staff and students, the University runs a number of Gaelic Language & Culture Taster sessions throughout the year.

Language and Culture Videos

Early recordings on cylinders of Gaelic speakers from the archives.
Gaelic-related videos from the University of Edinburgh.