History Department
History Department

Welcome to the Graduate Program

The University of Texas at Austin offers an exceptionally wide range of resources for graduate study in many fields of history. With more than 60 faculty members, outstanding library and archival collections, and a lively community of over 120 graduate students, the university is a leading center for historical study and training at the highest levels.

Graduate instruction in the History Department is organized around 12 major fields:

  1. Africa
  2. Atlantic History
  3. East Asia
  4. Early Modern Europe
  5. History of Science, Technology & Medicine
  6. Latin America
  7. Medieval Europe
  8. Middle East
  9. Modern Europe
  10. South Asia
  11. United States
  12. Cross-area Thematic

Specific requirements for each field are outlined in the Official Guide, which you can download in PDF format from the Useful Info links in the sidebar.

Read about History's Ph.D. class of 2012: "History Ph.D. students embark on professional careers in highly competitive market."

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