Welcome to the Institut d’études anciennes et médiévales!

Welcome to the Institute of Ancient and Medieval Studies!
Created in June 1999, the Institute of Ancient and Medieval Studies at Laval University aims to disseminate knowledge and promote studies and research in the field of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. On this site, you will find information on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle study programs in ancient and medieval studies offered at Laval University, on the research activities carried out by professors and students, on student life as well as then on congresses, colloquiums, conferences and other activities sponsored by the Institute.


Do not hesitate to contact us to find out more about the Institute, about teaching and research relating to Antiquity and the Middle Ages at Laval University or about ongoing research that touches on multiple disciplines: Greek and Latin language, literature and linguistics, Greek and Roman history, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern and medieval archeology, Greek epigraphy, ancient Christianity, Gnosis and Manichaeism, languages ​​and literatures of the Christian East, ancient philosophy, history, literature, the history of art and philosophy of the Middle Ages, Renaissance Latinity, Sanskrit language and literature.

Didier Méhu
Full Professor of History and Art History of the Middle Ages
Director of the Institute of Ancient and Medieval Studies
Laval University
1030, avenue des sciences sociales
Quebec (QC) G1V 0A6, Canada

The Institute of Ancient Studies is jointly sponsored and supported by:

Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines

Département des sciences historiques

Département de littérature, théâtre et cinéma

Faculté de philosophie

Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses