School of History, Classics & Archaeology

About us

Find out more about the history of the School, our teaching and research and our home, the William Robertson Wing.

You can find your way around the School building - the William Robertson Wing - with this handy map, which is also available in the School. See short walk-through videos on the 'About our building' page.

Our Subject Areas

Find out more about the School's three Subject Areas.

About our staff

View staff lists by staff category or subject area.

Key people

Contacts for key roles in the School.

Working with us

Find out more about working for the School.

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

Wherever you are in the world, you can visit the University. Find out how and when you can take a look around.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

‚ÄčThe School of History, Classics and Archaeology is dedicated to valuing and celebrating diversity, and ensuring equality for all staff, students, and visitors.

About our website

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

Follow us online

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