The Warburg Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity.
Students at the Warburg Institute have access to the best resources for academic study in London:
access to the Institute's collections and open-stack Library, which is classified as one of the ‘20 Libraries that changed the world’, and unparalleled staff contact hours
training in languages that are essential for research in our fields of study
extensive opportunities for networking with an international community of scholars including academic staff, fellows, library readers and research project researchers, which significantly enriches the learning experience and can provide ideal connections for the future careers
access to a wealth of additional academic and cultural resources within the School of Advanced Study and the Knowledge Quarter hub of Bloomsbury.
Investing in your future
Many Warburg MA alumni have gone on to pursue PhD study at the Institute or other Universities across the globe including the Universities of Cambridge, Copenhagen, Notre Dame (US), Padua, UCL, Birkbeck, La Sapienza (Rome), Warwick, York and Yeshiva (New York).
MA and PhD graduates have also gone into positions at cultural institutions such as Sothebys, the Government Art Collection Arts Council England, the National Gallery, the V&A, and the Southbank Centre.