Welcome to the Department of History at the University of York. We are proud to be one of the best history departments in the UK and in the world, combining groundbreaking research with degree programmes that offer incredible chronological breadth, and geographic and thematic scope.
We were ranked 2nd for the quality, significance and impact of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the most authoritative assessment of research quality in the UK.
History at York came 10th in the 2017 Complete University Guide, which is based on the REF, the National Student Survey, and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).
Internationally, we are in the top 50 history departments in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
Posted on Thursday 15 September 2016
Dr Emma Wells explores the medieval Church in new History Extra article
Posted on Friday 2 September 2016
Dr Hannah Greig curates new guide to 18th century collections ahead of latest series
Posted on Monday 15 August 2016
Overall satisfaction climbs in latest National Student Survey