The Humanities Division is one of four academic divisions in the University of Oxford, bringing together nine faculties and the Ruskin School of Art. Our faculties are among the largest in the world, enabling Oxford to offer an education in Arts and Humanities unparalleled in its range of subjects, from music and fine art to ancient and modern languages.
world-class teaching and research, with an increasing emphasis on interdisciplinary study
superb libraries and museums, including
the Bodleian Library with 11 million volumes and priceless early book and manuscript collections
the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
The Head of the Humanities Division is Professor Karen O'Brien.
The Divisional Office supports the activities of the Humanities Division and the Head of Division. Comprising five teams - Planning, Resources and Personnel; Education and Training; Research Support; Finance; Development – it serves as a link between the central University and the Humanities faculties, ensuring that faculties meet University requirements, while also representing centrally the interests of the collectivity of faculties. The Divisional Office also supports the Divisional Board and committees of the Board.