The CODEX Centre contributes a course on Codicology to the European Diploma in Medieval Studies. Courses are taught in Rome, from October to May. There are no fees for students enrolled under ERASMUS+. Apply until 15 September 2016. More details here.

The Diploma in Medieval Studies entitled European Diploma for the study of Medieval Latin written sources, organised in the framework of the ERASMUS+ programme, was created at Louvain-la-Neuve in 1991. More than twenty European and extra-European universities are involved. The courses focus on methodology and teaching of auxiliary disciplines: Classical Latin, Medieval Latin, History of Libraries, Palaeography, Codicology, Diplomatics, and Text Editing. All courses are taught in Italian, English, or French. The instructors come from different countries with the aim of introducing the students of the Diploma to a variety of methodological approaches and current research perspectives. Teaching takes place in an international setting and in direct contact with the manuscript collections held in the numerous libraries and archives of Rome. Attendance can take three forms: annual (60 ECTS), modular (30 ECTS), and personalised (2 or 4 ECTS). General coordination is by Professor Giacinta Spinosa, Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale (, in cooperation with Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta (LUMSA) in Rome (

In 2016, Adrian Papahagi was invited to join the international team teaching courses on this programme organised by the Fédération Européenne des Instituts d’Études Médiévales (FIDEM) in Rome.

Dr Papahagi is teaching the Codicology I course. In 2016-2017, the Codicology course will be taking place between February 27th – March 10th.

Some photos from the class of 2016.

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