The School unites nine internationally renowned research institutes at the University of London to form the UK's national centre for the support and promotion of research in the humanities and social sciences.

Underpinning the School’s national mission to support and promote high-quality research in the humanities and social sciences is the research and scholarship undertaken by its academic staff. The process of undertaking challenging research in order to extend the boundaries of knowledge across disciplines and in collaboration with researchers from around the world is critical to the School’s function as an innovative space for advanced study and its commitment to the highest standards of scholarship.

Looking for an expert? For academic research? Searching for a hosting institution for your research? See what you can find on these pages:

  • Detailed information on the School’s research portfolio, as you can browse per experts as well as per research areas and projects undertaken at SAS.

  • Details of external funding opportunities for which the School would like to engage with any researchers who wish to be hosted here.
  • Details of the Research Services Team should you require any further information.
  • Link to our e-repository SAS-Space, where all SAS research outputs are available and discoverable for all


Latest News

School of Advanced Study helps launch £3.9 million modern languages research project

A consortium led by the University of Manchester, the University of Durham, and the School of Advanced Study has launched a four-year language research project - Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community - that aims to demonstrate the UK’s critical need for modern languages research and teaching. The project will collaborate with schools and universities to develop curriculum innovations and strengthen university commitments to local community heritage.