The Institutes

The School of Advanced Study was created in 1994 and unites 10 internationally renowned institutes in the humanities at the centre of the University of London.  The School’s fundamental purpose is to maintain and develop its institutes’ resources for the benefit of the national and international research communities. 

Its 10 institutes, many of which have long and distinguished histories, are:

MA IN HUMAN RIGHTS

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Bursaries are available for the longest-running interdisciplinary, practice-oriented human rights MA programme in the UK.

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BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL | 15–23 NOVEMBER

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This November, the School, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy, will stage the UK’s first national festival of the humanities.

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