Current PhD placement opportunities

Doctoral student and British Library curator looking at a selection of collection items.

Call for applications - PhD placements at the British Library in 2021/22

Published date:

Applications open

We are now accepting applications from current PhD students for 2021/22 placements.

The deadline is 5 pm on Friday 18 December 2020.

Key documents for applicants

Please ensure that you have read the Application Guidelines and the placement project profile before completing and submitting the Application Form.

List of available PhD placement projects

Please click on the project title to download the full project profile.


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