Centre for the Study of the Viking Age
Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

Welcome to the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

Centre Mission

To advance knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, history, and visual and material cultures of the Viking Age and its aftermath in the Scandinavian homelands and the Viking diaspora, for both academic and non-academic stakeholders.

Centre Aims

The Centre aims to support both individual and collaborative research of a high academic standard, and to maximise interdisciplinary opportunities, through collaborative projects, publications, seminars, conferences, lectures, networks and public engagement activities. The Centre provides for the training of the scholars of the future by offering Masters’ courses and modules, and supervising PhD students.

Please follow the links to the left, or below, for further information. Or follow us on Twitter, @UoNCSVA.

We welcome enquiries from prospective academic collaborators and students, and from anyone with a serious interest in Vikings and the Viking Age.

Judith Jesch (Professor)

Director of the Centre


Forthcoming Events

  • Midlands Viking Symposium
    The 11th Midlands Viking Symposium will be at the University of Leicester on 25 April 2015.
  • The Viking World 2016
    27/06/2016 - 02/07/2016
    The Viking World - a major international conference to be held in Nottingham 27 June - 2 July 2016


Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: csva@nottingham.ac.uk