Welcome to the Department of History at the University of York, ranked 2nd for the quality, significance and impact of our research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the most authoritative assessment of research quality in the UK. This confirms York’s reputation as one of the best history departments in the UK and the world. Ranked 8th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide subject league table for 2015, we are also one of the top departments in the world for the advanced study of History and related disciplines (QS world subject rankings 2014), combining groundbreaking research with degree programmes that offer incredible chronological breadth and geographical scope.
Please click below for more information about the degree programmes we offer, our staff, research activities and other things going on in the department.
New for 2014/2015: History with a Year Abroad (V/104)!
History with a Year Abroad is the department’s exciting new 4-year degree programme. Find out more here.
Posted on Friday 2 October 2015
Prof David Moon visits Lake Baikal, Siberia as part of Leverhulme International Network project
Posted on Thursday 3 September 2015
Three York History professors will talk about their latest books at this debut event
Posted on Monday 17 August 2015
The Bryan and Lydia Gray Scholarship award is now open to applications from students starting an undergraduate degree in History in September 2015.