Subject Areas and Research Centres
The School is made up of three broad subject areas; Archaeology, Classics and History. Three multi-disciplinary research centres are also affiliated to the School.
Archaeology continues a long-established reputation built by famous scholars such as V. Gordon Childe and Stuart Piggott.
Recent appointments and new programmes have revitalised this traditional but perennially important discipline.
History at Edinburgh is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of staff teaching and research interests.
The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History
The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History is the University of Edinburgh's leading centre for research into the history of the modern world.
Edinburgh Centre for Global History
The Edinburgh Centre for Global History promotes research into global connections and comparisons from antiquity to the present day.
Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
The CMRS promotes research and postgraduate teaching in medieval and renaissance topics across the University.