Global Shakespeare

Global Shakespeare - students performing

A partnership between Queen Mary University and University of Warwick

At the end of 2016/17, the Global Shakespeare partnership between QMUL and the University of Warwick will conclude, with both institutions continuing to explore opportunities for collaboration in the future. The MA in Global Shakespeare will no longer be available. People interested in applying for a Master’s course in this area are encouraged to consider other postgraduate study options related to Shakespeare:

If you have any questions, please view our FAQs 
or contact Professor David Schalkwyk ( - Academic Director of Global Shakespeare

Global Shakespeare is a unique partnership between Queen Mary University of London and the University of Warwick that will shape the future research agenda in Shakespeare studies across criticism, performance, history and media; from television to digital reproduction.

By building on the strength of the Shakespeare scholarship of both universities, bringing them together with academics and practitioners from across other disciplines and cultural institutions, an exceptional interdisciplinary approach is being developed to the world's most celebrated writer as a global multimedia cultural phenomenon.

Led by Academic Director Professor David Schalkwyk ( and supported by Executive Officer, Anna Boneham ( Global Shakespeare are based in the Lock-keeper's Cottage Graduate Centre, at Queen Mary's Mile End campus and also have offices at Warwick.

Visit the dedicated Global Shakespeare website to find out more about the initiative, its staff, news and events.

Find out more about and apply for the MA Global Shakespeare course.