PhD in Mediaeval Studies

Ever considered interdisciplinary postgraduate research into the Middle Ages?

St Andrews StudentsThe SAIMS provides a unique, internationally-recognised research environment for medieval studies, with potential PhD supervisors from a range of disciplines. For a list of potential supervisors, see our list of our staff and their expertise. Typically, a PhD in Mediaeval Studies has supervisors from more than one school and will take part in SAIMS’s lively research environment, with its seminars, workshops and reading groups. PhD programmes are also available through the individual schools.

If you have an idea for a project, please get in touch with one of our members or contact us at

For more information on PhD study at the University of St Andrews, see the St Leonard’s College website:

For advice on designing a PhD proposal by one of our staff, see James Palmer’s thoughts here.