If you are a PhD student interested in applying to study with us, whether it is for a short-term visit or for the full academic year, we recommend that you initially get in touch with us at We can then see how we can best accommodate you during your stay, advise you as to what times would be best for us and pass you on to the PG Admissions Team at Lancaster University, who control the application processes.

(If you are an undergraduate student wishing to study at Lancaster University, then please visit the university’s Undergraduate page. )

After your initial contact with CeMoRe, FASS PG Admissions will require you to send the following supporting documentation. Please send these to and CC

  • Degree certificates and transcripts of previous higher education (college/university) degrees or other courses that you have completed/for which you are currently studying. Note that, for transcripts in languages other than English, a certified English translation will be required
  • Personal Statement
  • Research proposal (for research degrees)
  • References
  • For those for whom English is not their first language, copies of English language test results. OR Written confirmation from whomever will be your supervisor at Lancaster University that your language level is proficient enough to study with us.


The PG Admissions team can help you with:

-tuition fees
-tuition invoices
-invitation letters from the Department of Sociology
-setting up your Lancaster e-mail and library account
-any other questions concerning the application process.

The CeMoRe Administrator can help you with:

-finding accommodation
-providing your CeMoRe invitation letter and confirmation of your visit
-giving you office space at the centre (and keys)
-introducing you to CeMoRe associates
-subscribing you to the CeMoRe mailing list
-creating your CeMoRe website account and profile
-helping you plan, promote and host any potential events you’d like to organise

Thiago Allis, University of São Paulo, Brazil, John Urry Fellow Seminar: “Tourism Mobilities”

CeMoRe and the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University are thrilled to announce our John Urry Fellow for 2018-19, Thiago Allis, and to welcome him to Lancaster from 22nd January- 15th February 2019. Thiago will be the second awardee of the John Urry...