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Institute in Paris

Postgraduate degree courses

Study Urban History & Culture.

In partnership with Queen Mary University of London, we offer programmes in Urban History and Culture.

MA in Urban History and Culture

This degree offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore the social, political, cultural and economic development of two world cities: Paris and London. Study at the University of London Institute in Paris with the option to spend your second term at Queen Mary University of London.

PhD at the University of London Institute in Paris

Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge, while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.

With guidance from our expert supervisors, you will carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. Broadly speaking the area covered by ULIP’s expertise is the study of the Paris history and culture, transnational and postcolonial literature, modern French and comparative literature, French and colonial history since the 1880s, and translation studies.

This degree presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. On completing this course, you will be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.

This programme is managed in partnership with the School of Advanced Study and the University of London Institute in Paris. Students are registered at the School of Advanced Study (SAS) as SAS students, but will undertake study on-campus in Paris at the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) with supervision delivered by ULIP.

The University of London Institute in Paris offers doctoral research supervision in the following broad areas:

  • Paris history and culture
  • Transnational and postcolonial literature
  • Modern French and comparative literature
  • French and colonial history since the 1880s
  • Translation 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)