Welcome to the Department of History


We are proud to be ranked in the top 100 in the world for History (QS World University Rankings 2018) and ranked 7th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019). We are 2nd in the UK for research performance (Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014).

We offer our students a huge choice of modules, ranging around the world and across 2,000 years. Teaching is by world-class experts in their field, reflecting their own groundbreaking research, and has an emphasis on small-group teaching.




CGHH at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care – an update from Dr Namrata Ganneri

Posted on Friday 9 November 2018

A report on Namrata Ganneri's recent visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan

World Polio Day Celebrates History in the Making

Posted on Wednesday 24 October 2018

24 October, World Polio Day, celebrates progress against the disease

Constructions and representations of the popular voice (c.1500 to the present day)

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

York history professor has played a key role in organising a conference that explores the 'voice of the people' through the centuries.





Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Interested in postgraduate study with the Department of History at the University of York? Join us for this online event to find out more!



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