Welcome to the Global Medieval Studies Program!

Global Medieval Studies is an interdisciplinary program of study connecting faculty and students from over fifteen departments at Georgetown and spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

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Digital Suggestion Box

The Global Medieval Studies Program welcomes input from the Georgetown community. Please suggest future speakers and events with our digital submission box (new window).


Courses in Global Medieval Studies

Our majors and minors can take courses about everything from witches to world literature. Click here to see the courses cross-listed with MVST in the spring semester.

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Premodern Worlds: Podcasts on Medieval Africa

Check out our most recent project, “Premodern Worlds: A History Through Objects” — a podcast series produced by students focusing on medieval Africa.


Apply to Major or Minor in Global Medieval Studies

Only six courses are required to minor in Global Medieval Studies. Click here to learn more about our major and minor, and meet our current majors and minors!

Hear from Global Georgetown on the ways the Global Medieval Studies Program is reorienting the world.