Welcome to Medieval Studies

Welcome to the website for Canada’s oldest undergraduate
Medieval Studies program! Our research and teaching emphasize interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to the study of medieval Europe and the Near East, the birthplace of Western
civilization.

The Faculty of Arts acknowledges that we are living and working on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (also known as Neutral), Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River