London International Palaeography School

The London International Palaeography School is a series of intensive courses in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies. The Summer School runs annually in London, while online courses run throughout the year. In addition to courses on the palaeography of manuscripts from a wide range of regions and time periods, subject areas include illuminated manuscripts, codicology, and manuscript editing.

2022 courses are now open for booking, please see the courses on offer listed below. We are offering a limited number of online summer courses which are included below - if you'd like to filter to see online only courses, please use this link.

In 2022, LIPS will run in person for one week (6-10 June), with an additional online course the following week.

Fees and Bursaries

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of bursaries from the Sambrook Fund. These are designed to help those who could not otherwise afford to attend LIPS. To apply for a bursary, please tick the 'I wish to be considered for a bursary' on the application form. Please note that the deadline for bursary applications for 2022 is Monday 28th March 2022. 

Fees are as follows: 

  Standard Student
Short course online £100 £75
One day £135 £95
Two days £270 £190
Three Days £405 £285
Five Days £625 £465

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