See the other side of history


See the Other Side of History at Lancaster University


For student satisfaction, NSS 2018


In the UK for History, Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019


3rd in the UK for graduate prospects, Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019



Read about our past research: History Research at Lancaster

Studentships and Essay Prizes

Lancaster's History Department is offering two fully funded PhD studentships: 'The Cold War in Global Perspectives', and 'Soirees, science, arts and museums: region and metropolis,1850-1924' in conjunction with the Royal Society. In addition, we have two essay prizes, open to current undergraduates at any university: the Lancaster Prize in Digital Humanities and the Merriman Prize (on the topic of International and/or Military History). Both prizes are offered with an award of £250

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Historic Lancaster

The city of Lancaster and its surrounds are steeped in history. Explore the top historic sites to visit as recommended by members of the History Department, from Bronze Age stone circles to gothic churches, from Norman castles to Civil War fortresses, and from the mills of the Industrial Revolution to marvels of Art Deco architecture

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