Our buzzing modern Classics department is the result of many years of tradition and innovation.
Introducing Classics at Edinburgh
Introduction and welcome from our Head of Classics, Postgraduate Director and Undergraduate Advisor.
Classical tradition at Edinburgh
Classical languages have been taught and studied at the University since its foundation in 1583.
At the beginning of the 21st century, Classics at Edinburgh is not only alive and well but is flourishing, with buoyant student numbers, new approaches to the study of the various classical disciplines, and a combination of ‘traditional’ language-based courses and those which illustrate new emphases and new directions.
We are keen to engage with the local community of learners and to enthuse others about the subject we are passionate about.