Department of Classics and Ancient History

Welcome to the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney. Classics and Ancient History has been taught at Sydney since the University's inception in 1852. The department is located in the historic main quadrangle and the adjunct Brennan/MacCallum buildings (map). We are the largest department of Classics and Ancient History in Australasia with an internationally renowned faculty.

The Department is administered by the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI), within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. If you have already enrolled in an undergraduate degree, or are about to start one, we invite you to explore our offerings. We also offer several postgraduate research programmes and have a large and vibrant postgraduate community.

Latest News

  • Winter 2018 placements at Westpac

    ArtSS Career-Ready's Winter 2018 placements at Westpac are now open.

  • OTJ and CCR now open for applications

    The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens is pleased to announce that the 2018 Olwen Tudor Jones scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork in the Mediterranean (for Sydney University undergraduate students) and the 2018 AAIA Contemporary Creative Residency in Athens (for Australian artists & writers) are now open. Applications due June 4.

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