Social Anthropology at St Andrews is internationally renowned for its innovative teaching and cutting-edge research. Set in the beautiful setting of Scotland’s first university, we are famed for our outstanding results and friendly atmosphere. In the National Student Survey of Teaching 2017 we received 98% overall satisfaction and the Times Guide of Higher Education 2017 ranked us 4th in the UK for anthropology.

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Department of Social Anthropology
University of St Andrews
71 North Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9AL

Phone : +44 (0)1334 462977

General and Sub-Honours Undergraduate Enquiries: 
Ms Mhairi McColl

General, Honours Undergraduate and Postgraduate Enquiries: Mrs Lisa Neilson


Upcoming Events

  1. Apr


    Storibuk Pairundu: Tales and legends from the Kewa, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

    Mr Alex Yapua Ari and Professor Holger Jebens (Goethe University of Frankfurt) When Alex, a thirteen-year old boy living in a remote village in Papua...

    Arts Seminar Room 4
    April 30 @ 11:00 - 13:00

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