Centre for History

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

Burghfield House
IV25 3HN

UHI Centre for History - a history department committed to its students and wider community.

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 Events

Find details on the events we run, both at the Centre for History and with our partners. You can also find the archive of recordings from our History Talks Live series, where expert speakers offer their insights on a wide range of topics of interest to the historically-minded. 

Holyrood Abbey talk