The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute is a world-class teaching and research organisation dedicated to advancing our understanding of the historic environment through the creation, interpretation and dissemination of archaeological knowledge.

Contact the Institute

+44 (0)1856 569 000 or by email.

Orkney College UHI
East Road,
KW15 1LX


ORCA - Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology

comprehensive archaeological service for industry, communities, government agencies, developers and landowners.

Our research

Our work spans the Highlands and Islands' rich archaeological heritage and further afield with projects in Easter Island and the Cook Islands.

Study here

World-renowned for archaeological heritage sites, there's no better place to study archaeology. We offer courses from Access to Doctorates.

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