Signum University and the Mythgard Institute
Signum University proudly supports it’s fantasy literature institution, the Mythgard Institute. Mythgard is an online center for the academic study of the literature of the fantastic, with a focus on Tolkien studies. Mythgard specializes in organizing cutting-edge courses in fantasy and science fiction literature and film, taught by the leading scholars in these fields. Over time, the Mythgard Institute will also broaden its activities, seeking to promote, encourage, and support new research in the literature of the fantastic. Signum University believes that Mythgard will help to bring the study of these fields to new levels of scholarly excellence, and is dedicated to providing the necessary institutional framework to make that possible. Also, Signum University is certain that the Mythgard Institute will help Signum in its mission to bring quality, affordable education to students of many different interests, backgrounds, locations, and abilities.
Courses arranged by Mythgard are hosted by Signum University and count in its MA program in Literature and Language. In keeping with Signum’s mission and a vision that Mythgard shares, Signum is proud to facilitate the study of fantasy and science fiction. Signum University will continue to offer a wealth of courses in English and comparative literature, philology, and language study; nevertheless, we trust that we will always enjoy our partnership with the Mythgard Institute, and that Tolkien Studies and fantasy literature will always have a place at Signum University.