University of York History of Art

The Fulbright University of York History of Art Award covers a three-to-eight month project for research, lecturing or teaching in an appropriate discipline within the department.

Situated walking-distance from the historic city of York, the university enjoys a beautiful location in one of Europe’s finest cities.

A member of the elite Russell Group of universities, York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges. The University ranked 10th for the impact and influence of research and 14th overall in the UK Government assessment of the quality of research in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

The Department of History of Art at York is an internationally recognised centre for study and research. It offers world-class expertise in the visual arts, architecture and art theory.

The department is one of the largest and most dynamic communities of art historians in the UK. They have more than twenty permanent members of staff who teach and research topics that range from the medieval period to the present.

Each year the department host visiting professors and scholars from around the world who contribute to the exciting teaching and research programme at York.

Grant amount

  • £2,500 per month

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.