Our members' research top ten in the UK for research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)

We're one of the leading global institutes for innovative, multidisciplinary research on the Bible. Our research is internationally recognised and we explore a variety of interests in ancient and contemporary contexts.

Welcome to New SIIBS MA and PhD Students

A very warm welcome to all our new and returning students!


Mark Finney and Meredith Warren talk about their latest books

Mark Finney and Meredith Warren will be talking about their latest books at this year's Off the Shelf Festival.

Off the Shelf Festival 2016>

New languages society

A group of undergraduate and postgraduate students have come together and set up a biblical languages society called The Dead Languages Society.

The Dead Languages Society>

Study with us

We offer a diverse and modern approach to studying the Bible. You'll discover through us the bible's influence on cultural, social and political discussion.

Postgraduate taught> Postgraduate research>

Cutting edge thinking

Our interdisciplinary research is world renowned and spans ancient and modern issues from biblical languages to forced migration, and pop culture to gender studies.

About us > Research seminars > Current research themes>


We actively work with a variety of exciting external partners, our partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students.

Hidden Perspectives> Emile Taylor > Kid Acne>