Welcome

The Renaissance Studies program at Yale offers graduate students the opportunity to focus on the history and culture of the late medieval and early modern periods, (circa 1300-1700) with an emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches.  The program draws upon the rich resources of various departments, libraries, and museums at Yale. Graduate students who are admitted into the program pursue the Ph.D. degree jointly with one of eight departments: ClassicsComparative LiteratureEnglishFrenchHistoryHistory of ArtItalianMusic, or Spanish and Portuguese

Graduate Program

Yale University’s doctoral program in Renaissance Studies offers a combined Ph.D. degree with a second department and integrates concentration in that department with interdisciplinary study of the broader range of culture in the Renaissance and early modern period. Read more