Academic Programs

The following programs grant degrees in book and media studies. Short courses and other study opportunities can be found on our Notices and Calls for Papers page.  Please contact the Webmaster if you know of something not on our list of links, or if you notice that a link is dead or no longer provides the original content.

Europe
Advanced Studies in the Materialities of Literature
University of Coimbra
Book and Manuscript Studies
University of Amsterdam
Book and Digital Media Studies
Leiden University
Book History Studies | Web-Based Book History Course
University of Lund
Institute for Book and Media Sciences
Mainz University
MA in Literature and Publishing
National University of Ireland at Galway
MA/MRES Programme: History of the Book
School of Advanced Study, Institute of English Studies
University of London
MA in Publishing
Oxford Brookes University
Material Cultures and the History of the Book
University of Edinburgh. Centre for the History of the Book
MLitt in Book History
University of St. Andrews. School of History
MSc in Publishing
Edinburgh Napier University

North America
Book and Media Studies Program
University of Toronto. St. Michael’s College
MFA in Book Art and Creative Writing
Mills College
MFA in Book Arts
University of Iowa, Center for the Book
Graduate Program in Book History and Print Culture
University of Toronto
Graduate Program in Book History and Digital Humanities
Texas Tech University
History of the Book at Harvard
Harvard University
History of Text Technologies
Florida State University
MA Specialization in Print Culture
Simon Fraser University
Ph.D. in the Production of Literature
Carleton University
MA/Ph.D. en études françaises, cheminement en littérature − histoire du livre et de l’édition
Université de Sherbrooke
Textual Studies Program
University of Washington
Ph.D. Minor in Print Culture History
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Book History Concentration
Drew University
Collaborative Program in Book History & Print Culture
University of Toronto
Thematic Minor in the Book
Colorado College

Academic Centers and Related Programs

History of the Book is a growing field and new courses are being developed every year at colleges and universities all over the world.  The following programs and centers sponsor academic or professional-level coursework, research, and conferences.

Europe
Bodleian Centre for the Study of the Book
University of Oxford
Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research
Cardiff University
Centre for Manuscript and Print Studies
University of London
London Rare Books School
Centre for the History of the Book
University of Edinburgh
Institut d’histoire du livre
Lyons, France
Leiden Centre for the Book
University of Leiden
Scottish Centre for the Book
Edinburgh Napier University

North America
Book History Workshop
Texas A&M University
California Rare Book School
University of California-Los Angeles
Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America
University of Wisconsin-Madison
History of the Book in American Culture
American Antiquarian Society
Rare Book School
University of Virginia
University of Iowa Center for the Book

Wider World
Centre for the Book Research Unit
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Centre for the Book
University of Otago, New Zealand