Welcome to Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at the University of Oxford since 1264. Why Merton? Study here Life at Merton Sustainability & Biodiversity Conferences Alumni & friends Chapel
Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Its foundation can be traced back to the 1260s when Walter de Merton , chancellor to Henry III and later to Edward I , first drew up statutes for an independent academic community and established endowments to support it.
Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD +44 (0) 1865 276310 www.merton.ox.ac.uk. Founded. 1264. Student numbers. Undergraduates: 308 Graduates: 207. Admissions contacts +44 (0) 1865 286316 firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. Academic staff. See the college website for the full list
Welcome to Merton College. Our community of scholars, founded in 1264, formed the model for all subsequent Oxford and Cambridge colleges. Since then we have fostered generations of academic and cultural leaders in many fields. Today we still aspire to excellence in our teaching and research as a vibrant and diverse intellectual community.
Address Merton College Merton Street Oxford OX1 4JD United Kingdom Telephone (+44) (0)1865 276310 or 276312 Facsimile (+44) (0)1865 276361 Directions Maps and details of how to get to Merton can be found on the Visitor Information page. Our People
Merton College, the first fully self-governing College in the University, was founded in 1264 by Walter de Merton, sometime Chancellor of England and later Bishop of Rochester. Mob Quadrangle, the oldest quadrangle in the University, was built in three phases: the Treasury c.1288-91; the north and east ranges and the Sacristy c.1304-11; and the Library on the south and west sides 1373-8.
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