Locations & maps

Discover where we are based in the city of Edinburgh.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is housed in two primary locations in Edinburgh:

James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB)

The James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) is the administrative and teaching centre of the School and is located within the University of Edinburgh's King's Buildings campus, situated about 2 miles south of the city centre.

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (ROE)

The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (ROE) is situated about 2 miles south of Edinburgh city centre and houses the School's Institute for Astronomy.