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Bristol, University of, PhD, Classics and Ancient History

 United Kingdom


Study mode Start date Duration
Part-time n/a years: 0 - 6
Full-time n/a years: 3
Research is undertaken within the Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition, which provides a focus for collaborative and interdisciplinary work; it promotes research into any aspects of Greco-Roman culture from antiquity to the present day, in the belief that classical culture is still a vital influence in the modern world; the Institute embraces research from many fields including history of all kinds, archaeology, literary studies, art history and philosophy and is particularly interested in research that explores links between the ancient and modern.

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Bristol is located 170 km from London at the mouth of the river Avon. It is the industrial, educational and cultural center of the Bristol region. It is the eighth most populous city in the United Kingdom, and now has about 430,000 inhabitants. A large number of students and young people choose the city for a great place to live and study, as well as for many restaurants, shops and cafes. In 2018, National Geographic Traveler ranked Bristol 11th on its "Cool List". Bristol is also one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the country.

In 2015, Bristol was declared the green capital of Europe. Declared legally: the city has a lot of greenery, parks, clean water, well-developed public transport. This is one of the first years of bicycles in England: it is maximally adapted for this ecological fork of transport. In addition, the local climate, which is one of the warmest in the UK, is also suitable for Cycling.

The city of Bristol has very good transport links to other parts of the UK. London is within 90 minutes by train. The major hubs are Bristol International Airport, Bristol Temple Meads railway station, and Bristol bus and coach station.

Within the city there are numerous regular bus services and taxi ranks. And of course you can always walk - most of what you will need at Bristol is located within a radius of approximately 20 minutes' walk.