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Information for Academic Visitors

Academic visitors examining papyrus fragments

The Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford, which is cosmopolitan in its membership and in the student body for which it is responsible, is proud of its resources and eager to share them widely with the academic world.

We know that colleagues and students of the Classical subjects from all over the world will wish to come to Oxford to use the University’s Libraries and Museums, especially the Bodleian and Sackler Libraries and the Ashmolean Museum; to meet members of the Faculty or students in these areas; to give lectures, or participate in seminars, workshops or conferences; and to confer with the researchers of the Faculty’s Research Centres, Archives and Projects.

The benefits of Academic Visitor status include access to all the following:

  • Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, at 66 St Giles’, Oxford, where the Faculty of Classics is based:
  • Swipe-card access to the building during opening hours, usually 08:00 – 22:00, daily (the Faculty Office/staff are available Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00)
  • Opportunity to attend seminars and to meet colleagues or students
  • Access to facilities, including computer terminals, kitchen and common room
  • Bodleian Libraries, including the Sackler Library
  • Oxford IT account, Oxford email
  • Faculty of Classics email list for visitors to receive emails about aspects of the Classical life of Oxford relevant to Academic Visitors