SCRIPTO Summer School Nürnberg

Medieval Book Illumination. History, Iconography, Technical & Stilistic Aspects. An Introduction


Nuremberg, 18th to 22th March 2019


The SCRIPTO Summer School Nürnberg (SSSN) offers an introduction to Medieval Book Illumination. This module will be discussing questions of history, contents, function and technology of the medieval illuminated book as well as art historical research methods. Extensive study and examination of manuscripts held by the collection of the City Library in Nuremberg (Stadtbibliothek Nürnberg) will provide a guideline for scientific research.

This course is open to graduated medievalists of all academic disciplines and usually takes place bi-annually. It is jointly organized by the Chair for Medieval and Renaissance Latin (Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari) within the SCRIPTO Graduate Program, and by the City Library in Nuremberg. The languagees of instruction are German and English, the number of participants is strictly limited. Lecturers are Dr. Christine Jakobi-Mirwald and Dr. Christine Sauer.


Participants will be awarded a certificate from FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg detailing a workload equivalent to a maximum of 8 ECTS.

Those applicants accepted for the course will be charged €350 (Please note that accommodation is not included and free withdrawal is impossible after you have confirmed your participation). Please submit your application before 1st February 2019 .

Application form can be downloaded here.
Please send your application including CV by post to:

Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
Mittellatein und Neulatein
Kochstr. 4/3
91054 Erlangen

or by e-mail to Dr. Stefan Weber.

For more details, please refer to the Chair for Medieval and Renaissance Latin at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Dr. Stefan Weber).


Nürnberg City Library: www.nuernberg.de/internet/stadtbibliothek