About us

Prehistoric archaeology was initially taught at Edinburgh over a hundred years ago, and in 1927 Gordon Childe became the first professor of the subject. Today Archaeology has a dozen teaching staff, with a wide portfolio of interests.

Archaeology at Edinburgh University

Read about our current aims, research projects and areas of interest.

Archaeology Staff

Our staff cover a broad range of expertise across the Archaeology subject area.

The tradition of archaeology at Edinburgh

The tradition of studying archaeology at Edinburgh University dates back over a hundred years.

Contact Archaeology

Contact details for the Archaeology Office and student advisers.