Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar & Dates A list of dates for each academic session can be viewed and downloaded via the links below. Academic Session 2023-2024 View Calendar Academic Session 2024-2025 View Calendar

Semester Dates 2023-2024

Session: 2023-2024 BACK The ETS Opening Service will take place on Monday 4 September 2023 at 7.30pm in St Columba’s Free Church, Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW. Download Semester Dates (2023-2024) First Semester: Wednesday 6 September to Tuesday 15 December 2023 Weeks 1-6 – Classes – Wednesday 6 September to Friday 13 October Week 7 … Read more

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony The Annual Awards Ceremony, held every May, is a highlight of the ETS calendar when friends and supporters of the Seminary are invited to join with staff and students to celebrate the students’ hard work and to unite in prayer and thanksgiving for the work of the Seminary. Studying at ETS is a … Read more

Student Engagement

Student Engagement Edinburgh Theological Seminary has a Student Representative Council (SRC) of which all students are members. The SRC President liaises regularly with administration and management staff, the Principal in particular. Annually, a Staff-Student Liaison Committee meets where all the students are able to raise issues to do with their learning experience and the study … Read more

Quality Assurance Report

Quality Assurance Report Edinburgh Theological Seminary has undergone a recent review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report. An Action Plan has been agreed by the Senate in consultation with the students. Read the full QAA Report Read the Action Plan Quality Assurance Statement


Bookshop Mound Books is the official book supplier for all our ETS reading lists. Mound Books is situated on the ground floor next to the Seminary Building (beside Cafe on the Mound). Mound Books was established in October 2019 as a Reformed Evangelical Christian book shop with the aim of making Christ known in Scotland. … Read more

Library & Study Resources

Library & Study Resources Students at ETS enjoy access to an excellent range of technology and library facilities. The Seminary contains no less than ten different libraries, each with their own focus ranging from the theological to the historical, the practical to the missional, the exegetical to the specialised. Our comprehensive library contains over 22,300 … Read more


Accessibility Edinburgh Theological Seminary is committed to building an inclusive, accessible and supportive environment which meets the needs of all staff, students and visitors. This includes a commitment to ensuring that disabled people enjoy equality of opportunity, and participate fully in the life and amenities of the Seminary. We aim to identify and remove any … Read more


Location Edinburgh Theological Seminary is superbly located, right in the heart of Edinburgh, a city frequently labelled one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our building is surrounded by the quirky alleyways, quaint courtyards and cobbled streets that make up Edinburgh’s charming Old Town and we have Edinburgh Castle, St Giles’ Cathedral and … Read more