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.

Almost all undergraduate teaching in years two and above takes place here; some Astrophysics teaching takes place in the nearby Royal Observatory, Edinburgh.

JCMB houses the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics and the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems.


School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Edinburgh
James Clerk Maxwell Building
Peter Guthrie Tait Road
EH9 3FD 
Tel: +44 (0) 131 651 7067
Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 5902


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