Work across multiple disciplines to understand this fascinating period, from late antiquity to the 15th century, and across the world from the Middle East and the Mediterranean to the British Isles and Scandinavia.
Decipher historical manuscripts, study ancient writing systems, and speak and write in medieval languages. At St Andrews, you can take on different theoretical approaches in the fields of:
- art history
The St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS) teaches and researches medieval studies through multiple subject lenses. SAIMS offers both an interdisciplinary MLitt in Medieval Studies and PhD opportunities.
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