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.
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 details for the Archaeology Office and student advisers.