Institute for Advanced Studies

The Institute for Advanced Studies supports our growing and thriving research community with resources and networking opportunities. We’ll connect you with a global community of scholars, industry experts, leading academics and employers from a diverse range of interdisciplinary research areas.

Unrivalled support for study and research

We offer you access to a range of valuable resources that will assist you in your studies and research. You’ll be able to:

  • consult our research frameworks and reviews
  • sign up for workshops
  • get advice on how to carry out your research and skills development projects
  • access to a range of relevant resources

Contact us

If you have any general queries about the Institute for Advanced Studies, or about studying for a PhD at the University of Stirling, please get in touch with us.

Events and networking

The Institute for Advanced Studies organises a programme of skills development workshops, research seminars and support events that run throughout the year, giving you the opportunity to meet industry experts, researchers and visiting academics.

Our events enable you to build contacts, enhance your academic experience and find your place in our dynamic and ever-growing research community.

How to apply for a PhD

If you're interested in applying for a PhD at the University of Stirling, please explore these links.

Spark: our international postgraduate journal

Spark is our interdisciplinary, high-quality journal of postgraduate research.

We review and publish research from across all academic disciplines; encouraging the integration of disciplines, theoretical practices and data gathering. We’re particularly interested in international perspectives on global themes and issues.

View the Spark website