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Institute in Paris

Postgraduate research

PhD at the University of London Institute in Paris

The Institute is a small interdisciplinary centre where you will be able to undertake doctoral research towards a University of London degree while benefitting from the outstanding resources of Paris and beyond.  

Postgraduate research at the Institute is supported by the extensive resources of the School of Advanced Study, both in research training and in access to library resources. The Institute has its own on-site library and offers substantial support in accessing library and archive resources in Paris. It also has a dedicated postgraduate and research affiliate study area.  

Current postgraduate research areas:

  • Hospitality, refugee-reception in La Chapelle (Paris) and Intangible Cultural Heritage (human geography/urban studies) 
  • Narratives of Intergenerational Mobility in Athens (cultural translation/urban studies) 
  • Women’s Writing in Haiti (comparative literature/visual studies) 
  • Foreign Office Policy and Refugee Reception in Inter-war France (history) 
  • Olympic Games and Legacy, London 2012, Paris 2024 (urban studies) 

Key Information

Full time PhD study in Paris

Begin studying from September 2024, full time (study in Paris)

Part time PhD study in Paris

Begin studying from September 2024, part time (study in Paris)

Full time PhD study online

Begin studying from September 2024, full time (online learning)

Part time PhD study online

Begin studying from September 2024, part time (online learning)