School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study, a postgraduate institution of the University of London, is the UK's national centre for the promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities and social sciences. It was established in 1994 and is located in Senate House, in Bloomsbury, central London, close to the British Museum, British Library and several of the colleges of the University of London. The School brings together nine prestigious research institutes, many of which have long and distinguished histories, to provide a wide range of specialist research services, facilities and resources. It offers taught master's and research degrees in humanities and social science subjects (MA, MRes, LLM, MPhil, and PhD).

School of Advanced Study
TypeGraduate school
Established1994
Parent institution
University of London
DeanRick Rylance
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.sas.ac.uk
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History

The School was established on 1 August 1994. Its nine institutes range in age; the oldest, the Institute of Historical Research, was founded in 1921; the youngest, the Institute of Philosophy, was founded in 2005.

Location

The School is located in Senate House, the administrative centre of the University of London, in Bloomsbury, central London.

Organisation and structure

School of Advanced Study at History Day 2016
The School of Advanced Study at the Senate House History Day, 2016.

The Member Institutes of the School are:[1]

The Institutes of the School provide a range of specialist research services in their subject areas of expertise. In furtherance of their national and international role, the Institutes of the School undertake high-quality research; maintain and develop library collections and services; develop digital resources; publish journals and book series; host visiting scholars and postdoctoral fellows; organise a range of academic events including workshops, conferences, seminars and lectures; provide specialist research training and postgraduate taught, research, and doctoral programmes.

References

  1. ^ http://www.sas.ac.uk/

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