About the School
Theology has been taught in Edinburgh since the foundation of the University in 1583.
Location and community
In the School of Divinity, you are a member of two communities: New College, historic home to internationally respected scholars of religion - and Edinburgh, a world-class university in one of Europe's most scenic, vibrant cities.
Multimedia & Social Media
Web and social media resources affiliated with the School of Divinity.
Teaching & research excellence
We have a long and distinguished record in research, teaching and postgraduate supervision.
Several processes support our goal of excellence in teaching, learning and research.
Theology has been taught at the University of Edinburgh since its foundation in 1583. New College was established in 1843, and became part of the University of Edinburgh - merging with the Faculty of Divinity - in 1935.
Contact details for key staff in our School.
Each year the School of Divinity awards several Visiting Fellowships.
New College Library
Founded in 1843 as the Library of the Free Church College, and now serving the School of Divinity, the New College Library is one of the largest theology libraries in the UK.