PhD in Art, Cultural and Intellectual History (Warburg Institute)
University of London, School of Advanced Study
Distance Learning, On-Campus
3 - 6 years
Full time, Part time
GBP 6,130 / per year *
Earliest start date
* home, full-time / £15500: international, full-time. Fees vary depending on mode of study and fee status. Please visit our website for updated fees
Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.
With guidance from our expert supervisors, you'll carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. Broadly speaking the area covered by the Institute’s expertise is cultural and intellectual history in the period 1200–1700, but there is a range of specific research interests covered by members of staff who currently offer supervision.
The Warburg Institute Studentship
As part of the Leverhulme-funded project ‘Writing Bilingually, 1465-1700: Self-Translated Books in Italy and France’, there is one full-time, three-year PhD studentship available from 4 January 2023 at the Warburg Institute in London. The studentship covers university fees and an annual £18,000 maintenance stipend for a maximum of three years. Both home and international students are eligible to apply.
The application deadline for the studentship is Monday 24 October. Find out more: https://warburg.sas.ac.uk/news/3-year-phd-studentship-within-leverhulme-funded-project-writing-bilingually-1465-1700
Scholarships and Funding
The Warburg Institute offers doctoral research supervision in the following areas:
- Art History and Iconography
- Cultural History
- Translation studies
- Intellectual History
- Art History
- Renaissance Culture
- History of Magic and Science
- History of Cartography and Cosmography
- Religious History
- History of the Book
This degree presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. By completing this course, you'll be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.