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 Wednesday 19 October 2016
David Wootton shortlisted for world's most lucrative award for historical non-fiction
Posted on Monday 10 October 2016
Dr Sabine Clarke receives award for contribution to pedagogy project
Posted on Thursday 15 September 2016
Dr Emma Wells explores the medieval Church in new History Extra article