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Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at Birmingham is one of the few university departments in the UK that draws together Archaeology and the study of Greece, Rome, Egypt and the Near East. For Classics and Ancient History we were rated 10th in the UK in the Guardian 2015 university subject tables and for Archaeology we were rated 8th in the UK by the Complete University Guide.
Classics, Classical Literature & Civilisation, and Ancient History programmes
Taught masters and research degrees in all aspects of Antiquity
Showcasing the breadth of research expertise in the department
Posted 06 May 2016
Grant is for the project 'Europe's Lost Frontiers' hosted by the University of Bradford which aims to reconstruct the ancient landscape of Doggerland, now hidden beneath the North Sea.
Posted 26 April 2016
Wei-sheng Lin will spend nine months in Instanbul investigating patterns of economic activity along the region's coast from the thirteenth century onwards. His project aims to analyse the determining factors that caused some settlements to be more visited than others.
Posted 11 April 2016
Dr Martin Bommas has received an award from the Getty Research Institute, for the project 'Remembering Egypt: the creation of nature within temples of Isis in the Roman world'.