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Welcome to the Department of History. 

Join our vibrant and thoughtful community. Uncover the dynamics that have shaped past societies in a city with a wealth of archives, museums and historic buildings. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.

Access to Archives

The University is home to the Borthwick Institute for Archives and students can also access York Minster Library and the City Archives.

UK Top 10

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024.

3rd in the UK

for research impact in History, in the Times Higher Education's ranking of the latest REF results (2021).

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