University of Dundee

Visit Us

The School of Research main entrance is via the Reception of the new Discovery Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research.  

On arrival at the School visitors should report to Reception, where a visitor badge and parking permit will be issued, if required. Car parking on campus is by permit only and these are issued by the Reception. Permits can be issued on the day or requested in advance of the visit, by contacting Reception (tel: 01382 385828) to arrange posting.

Please be aware that there are limited parking spaces for visitors near these buildings so booking a space well in advance of your arrival is advised.

The main entrance for the School of Learning and Teaching is the front of the Carnelley Building - 5 on the Campus Map.

Travelling to the School

By Car
Dundee is linked to the rest of the UK by continuous motorway and dual carriageway - all the way from Devon and Cornwall. Dundee is best approached from the south via the A90 for traffic coming from Edinburgh (M90) and Glasgow (A9) and beyond. From the outskirts of Dundee the route into the University and the Medical School is well signposted and relatively easy to follow. Ninewells Hospital and Medical School is a prominent landmark on the approach to Dundee via the A90. There is also a scenic route from Edinburgh along the Fife coastline and into Dundee via the Tay Road Bridge.

By Air
Dundee airport is only five minutes drive from the University and has 2 flights a day (1 on a Sunday)  to and from London Stansted Airport. Stansted flights connect with many other destinations in the UK and Europe. Further information on flights to and from Dundee airport is available from FlyBe  or Dundee Airport Information Desk on +44 (0)1382 643242. International airports at Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow can be reached in 1 to 2 hours.

By Rail
Dundee is on the main East Coast route with direct services to Newcastle, York and London, and to Carlisle, Preston, Coventry, Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Reading, Southampton, Bournemouth and Plymouth. There are overnight sleeper services to and from London, the south coast and the west country. Rail journeys to the other major cities in Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow) take approximately 1.5 hrs, and the regular service to and from London King's Cross takes less than six hours. The railway station is only a 10 minute walk from the University campus. Train times can be found from National Rail and First Scotrail, or by phoning the National Rail Enquiries Centre on 03450-484950.

By Coach
Day and night coach services (operated by National Express, Stagecoach, and Citylink) are available to major cities throughout the UK including London.



For maps of the University campus and Dundee City centre please visit the University of Dundee maps site