Features Podcast

The Medieval University

It’s back to school time. This week, Danièle tells us about life in the medieval university. What did students learn, what was expected of them, and how they really behaved.

You can read some of the sources mentioned in this podcast, including:

Medieval Towns: A Reader, edited by Maryanne Kowaleski

The Portable Medieval Reader, edited by James Bruce Ross and Mary Martin McLaughlin

Dear Dad, Send Money – Letters from Students in the Middle Ages

The host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist


You can now check out all the books mentioned on The Medieval Podcast on our special Amazon Shop.

You can also help support the podcast and through our Patreon – go to to learn more.


You can subscribe to The Medieval Podcast via iTunes, our RSS feed or on Youtube.


Sign up for our weekly email newsletter!