Department of Greek & Latin


UCL Greek & Latin

We offer a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate interdisciplinary programmes in Greek, Roman and ancient Middle Eastern literature, culture and history. Studying with us will give you access to world-class expertise and resources ranging from the earliest beginnings of the ancient world to its influence on present-day art and thought.

In collaboration with UCL's Department of History and UCL's Institute of Archaeology, the Department offers Greek and Latin and ancient Middle Eastern language and literature; ancient history, art history, and archaeology; philosophy, papyrology, and historical linguistics; reception, film, and intellectual history.

Situated in the heart of London, we are at the centre of an unrivalled range of resources for the study of the ancient world, with London's cultural life on our doorstep.

Leptis Magna Theatre


Find out more about our undergraduate, graduate taught and graduate research programmes, as well as our lifelong learning, summer school and affiliates programmes.

Man with book, Vatican Museum


The Department of Greek and Latin is a leading international centre for study and research in the ancient world.

Homers Odyssey

News & Events

We run a wide range of lectures, conferences and performances. Catch up on our news and events.

Fresco of Perseus, Naples Museum


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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Department of Greek and Latin are proud holders of an Athena Swan Bronze award.

Green Impact Gold Award
The Department of Greek and Latin have successfully defended our Gold Award in 2021 for the fourth consecutive year, after our inaugural Silver award in 2017.

Covid 19 Update

The Department of Greek and Latin offices are contactable via email or phone, which is connected to Microsoft Teams. 

We are offering online open days for applicants and offer-holders. Further information is available here.

Further information about UCL's response to Coronavirus can be found at the Advice for Staff and Students page.