School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study, University of London is the only institution of its kind in the UK nationally funded to promote and facilitate research in the humanities and social sciences. The School brings together the specialised scholarship and resources of ten prestigious postgraduate research institutes at the centre of the University of London to provide a unique environment for the support of research which is accessible to all Higher Education institutions in the UK and the rest of the world. The School achieves its unique national mission to promote and facilitate research by: providing a research base for an international community of scholars; inspiring, developing, supporting and creating the conditions for research initiatives, collaborations and networks; enhancing the dissemination of research and related activities beyond what individual scholars or their own institutions could achieve; providing specialist research training at master's, doctoral and postdoctoral level, locally, nationally and internationally; adding value to the work of researchers in the humanities and social sciences throughout the UK.
University: University of London
Contact: Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8653
Fax: +44 (0)20 7862 8657
Director: Professor Roger Kain CBE FBA, Dean and Chief Executive
Founded in: 1994
Focus of research: Humanities and social sciences
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