Centre for History

Internationally renowned for research and teaching in Highland, Scottish and wider world history.

Burghfield House
IV25 3HN

More than a traditional university department.

Student at ancient remains
Students at Dornoch accommodation

Study with us

We offer almost twenty Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught programmes with a range of flexible study options. We also have a thriving Postgraduate Research community.


Our research

Our research covers a broad range of topics, times and places. Read more about our projects and alliances, and explore our historically important resources including the Napier Commission reports.

Research public pasts (picture credit Culture Perth and Kinross)
Our graduates

Our community

Find out about our growing community of staff, students and connections with the wider world, and read our latest newsletter.


History Talks Live

Discover our History Talks Live series, where expert speakers offer their insights on a wide range of topics of interest to the historically-minded. Everyone is welcome!

Holyrood Abbey talk