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We have over 50 academic staff members with a large variety of research interests.

Students studying in the research room

Find out about our programmes and what our current students think about studying History at the University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket, photographed by George Washington Wilson in 1865

Read about our current projects, which cover a wide range of periods and aspects of historical research.

Globe and books

The School's state-of-the-art facilities in central Edinburgh are very close to a number of the city's museums and libraries.