Minor and Ph.D Program
Welcome to Medieval Studies at UC Berkeley
The Medieval Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley is an interdisciplinary group that coordinates and sponsors lectures, events, and visiting professorships, promotes scholarly interests common to medievalists of different academic departments, and communicates information of interest among them.
The Committee on Medieval Studies offers a Concurrent Ph.D. program in which candidates have both a home department and training in the core disciplines of Medieval Studies. The Program also offers an undergraduate minor in Medieval Studies.
The Founding of the Program
The Program was established by five professors in the 1960s—Robert Brentano of History, Richard Crocker of Music, Blake Spahr of German, Charles Witke of Classics, and David Wright of Art History—who gathered regularly to share their enthusiasm for the Middle Ages and to dream of uniting with...Read more about The Founding of the Program
Program in Medieval Studies
University of California, Berkeley
322 Wheeler Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2520
(510) 642 4218
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.Genesis 6:4 King James Version