• Postal address

    The University of Birmingham, Birmingham

    BT15 2TT

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

The Department of English Literature at Birmingham is a leading centre of research in English Literature and Culture.


We are one of the top 50 English departments in the world (QS 2021) and we explore, research and study a wide range of literary specialisms, from Old English to Digital Cultures and everything inbetween. Our perspectives on the field - theoretical, historical, and intellectual - are diverse and methodologically rigorous. 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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