The following programs grant degrees in book and media studies. 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.


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
University of Lund

English Department / Chair of Book Studies
University of Münster

Institute for Book Studies
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

Book History and Material Culture
University of Edinburgh. Centre for the History of the Book

MLitt in Book History
University of St. Andrews. School of History

MLitt/MRes/PhD in Publishing Studies
University of Stirling

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

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 and 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.


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

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

London Rare Books School

Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication
University of Stirling

North America

Book History Workshop
Texas A&M University

California Rare Book School
University of California-Los Angeles

Center for the Book
University of Iowa

Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Groupe de recherches et d’études sur le livre au Québec
Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

History of the Book in American Culture
American Antiquarian Society

Public Texts Program
Trent University

Rare Book School
University of Virginia

Rutgers Initiative for the Book
Rutgers University

Wider World

Centre for the Book Research Unit
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Centre for the Book
University of Otago, New Zealand