Courtauld Institute of Art

Courtauld Institute of Art
Courtauld Institute of Art

Courtauld Institute of Art is an independent college of the University of London. It specializes in the studies of the History of the art and considered as one of the most prestigious in the world for the teachings of art history and conservation of art and architecture.  its Gallery houses one of Britain’s most popular collections and its on campus facilities for students include outstanding libraries, The Courtauld Gallery and an exceptional collection of paintings, drawings and prints, and sculpture and decorative arts.



Studying in Courtauld:

Degree programmes include a BA, Graduate Diploma and MA in the History of Art, a Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings, an MA in Curating the Art Museum, an MA in Painting Conservation (Wall Painting) and MPhil and PhD research degrees.

Rankings and awards:

  • Courtauld Institute of Art was the only History of Art department in the UK to be awarded a top 5* grade in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise.
  • It is ranked 2nd nationwide for History of Art in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise
  • It is ranked first nationwide for History and History of Art in the Guardian’s 2011 University Guide.