University of Bristol

Program support
For expanding program offerings at the Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition.

The University established the Bristol Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition (IGRCT) in 2000, in order to promote research into all aspects of Greco-Roman culture from antiquity to the present day, in the belief that classical culture remains a vital influence in the modern world. The Institute conducts research in many fields, including history, archaeology, literary studies, art history and philosophy.

The University of Bristol was formed by Royal Charter in 1909. Winston Churchill served as its third Chancellor in 1929. Nowadays, it runs 44 academic departments and 15 research centers, arranged in 6 faculties: arts, engineering, medical and veterinary sciences, medicine and dentistry, science, social sciences and law.