Institute for Medieval Studies

The Institute for Medieval Studies

A vibrant community of medievalists

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The Institute for Medieval Studies

We are one of the major centres for Medieval Studies in the UK and recently celebrated our 50th anniversary. We offer interdisciplinary teaching at postgraduate level with both masters and PhD courses. We also offer discovery modules for undergraduate students with an interest in the medieval period.

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Our masters courses provide an opportunity to gain specialist skills in medieval Latin and palaeography, whilst also focusing on interdisciplinary topics of your choice.

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We offer supervision in a broad range of Medieval Studies research themes and provide training in specialist research skills. Research in a lively and supportive international postgraduate community.

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Each year we host the International Medieval Congress, one of the world's largest gatherings of medievalists. A fantastic opportunity for sharing knowledge with colleagues from across the globe.

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We offer a number of undergraduate discovery modules which offer an excellent introduction to Medieval Studies, and a strong foundation for our postgraduate courses.

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We marked 50 years of Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds in the year 2017. Find out how we celebrated our anniversary, and how we're looking ahead to the future.

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The International Medieval Bibliography is based here in the Institute and is the world's leading source and catalogue of interdisciplinary texts relating to the middle ages.

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