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


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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