Medieval manuscript

A leading international centre of research into the Middle Ages 

Aerial view of York

York: one of the finest medieval cities in the world

People in Minster

The UK’s largest and longest established postgraduate provider of Medieval Studies  

Merchant adventurers hall

Join a vibrant and active community of like-minded medievalists 

York Minster screen

The city of York is rich in medieval resources

Welcome to the Centre for Medieval Studies

The Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS) at the University of York is one of the world’s leading centres for postgraduate study and research into the Middle Ages. We are one of the largest and longest established providers of Medieval Studies courses in the UK, combining world renowned knowledge, expertise and research from across the University.

Combining the disciplines of Medieval Art and Architecture, Medieval Archaeology, Medieval Literature and Medieval History and drawing on the unrivalled resources available in the medieval city of York, the Centre offers a truly interdisciplinary Medieval Studies experience and a unique MA in Medieval Studies.

 

Medieval Studies at York

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHRpIJx7s1w

Alumni share their experiences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hEZ6FSvSk4

Events, conferences and workshops

Thu
23
Nov

Orosius’ description of the world: influence, adaptation and interpolation

1.00PM, Treehouse, Berrick Saul

Alfred Hieatt (Queen Mary University London)

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