The Institutes

The School of Advanced Study was created in 1994 and unites nine 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. 

The School's institutes, many of which have long and distinguished histories, include:


Shakespeare Exhibition

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Shakespeare Exhibition

The Metamorphosis exhibition at Senate House reveals the seven ages over which Shakespearean text and scholarship has undergone a process of change. Visit the Metamorphosis website.