European Studies Major (Arts Program) - ASMAJ1625

Visit the European Studies Program website for updated information about requirements, course offerings, and events: or consult Professor Robert Austin, Undergraduate Coordinator, Room 126N, Munk School of Global Affairs (416-946-8942, for general program requirements.

Enrolment Requirements

This is a limited enrolment program. Students must have completed 4.0 credits and meet the requirements listed below to enrol.

Completed courses (with minimum grades)
The following courses with the stated minimum grades are required:

For students with no prior language experience:

For students who are exempted from a first-year language course (i.e. those with some prior language skills):

Completion Requirements

(7.0 credits, including at least 2.0 credits at the 300+ level, 0.5 of which must be at the 400-level.)

The distribution of the 7.0 credits is as follows:

  • 3.0 credits in language (a three-year progressive sequence of courses in a single language). Variations on this can be discussed with the Program Coordinator.
  • 2.0 credits in the required core courses offered by the Departments of History ( EUR200Y1) and Political Science (the combination of POL219H1 and POL387H1, or the full-credit POL359Y1, or the combination of POL358H1 and POL359H1).
  • EUR498H1 - Special Topics in European Studies, worth 0.5 credit.
  • The remaining 1.5 credits in elective courses chosen from a list of eligible electives.

Advising Notes:

  • Students are expected to consult with the Program Coordinator for assistance with and advice on course selection.
  • Some of the courses listed below may have prerequisites; some may be offered in alternate years. The list reflects information available at the time of publication. Consult the Program Advisor for up-to-date information.

First Year:

1.0 credit from one the following languages:

Second Year:

1. EUR200Y1

2. 1.0 credit from one of the following languages:

Third Year:
1. ( POL219H1, POL387H1)/ POL359Y1/​ ( POL358H1, POL359H1)

2. 1.0 credit from one of the following languages:

Fourth Year:

1. EUR498H1

2. Remaining courses to be selected from the list of eligible electives below. The most up-to date list of electives is on the program website.

Current Eligible Electives (for approval on courses outside the list or for transfer credits, please consult the Program Coordinator):

ANT446H1; ECO230Y1, ECO301Y1, ECO303Y1, ECO342Y1; ENG329H1, ENG340H1, ENG341H1; EST400Y1; FCS195H1, FCS297H1, FCS310Y1, FCS331H1, FCS395H1; FIN230H1, FIN235H1, FIN240H1, FIN250H1, FIN260H1, FIN340H1, FIN350H1, FIN415H1; FRE320H1, FRE324H1, FRE326H1; GGR339H1, GGR344H1, GGR361H1; GER150H1, GER204H1, GER205H1, GER232H1, GER150H1, GER261H1, GER321H1, GER322H1, GER323H1, GER326H1, GER336H1, GER350H1, GER362H1, GER410H1, GER421H1, GER425H1; HIS208Y1, HIS245Y1, HIS251Y1, HIS302H1, HIS309H1, HIS317H1, HIS325H1, HIS330H1, HIS331H1, HIS334Y1, HIS335H1, HIS337Y1, HIS338H1, HIS339Y1, HIS344Y1, HIS349H1, HIS351Y1, HIS353Y1, HIS354Y1, HIS355H1, HIS361H1, HIS364H1, HIS371H1, HIS388H1, HIS401H1, HIS407H1, HIS414H1, HIS415H1, HIS416H1, HIS418H1, HIS421Y1, HIS422H1, HIS431H1, HIS433H1, HIS439H1, HIS442H1, HIS445H1, HIS449Y1, HIS451H1, HIS453H1, HIS455H1, HIS458Y1, HIS459H1, HIS460H1, HIS461H1, HIS477H1, HIS488H1, HIS490H1; HUN335H1, HUN345H1, HUN355H1, HUN356H1; INI381H1, INI382H1; ITA210Y1, ITA240Y1, ITA245Y1, ITA301H1, ITA310H1, ITA326H1, ITA340H1, ITA341H1, ITA346H1, ITA347H1, ITA381H1, ITA405H1, ITA410H1, ITA415H1, ITA421H1, ITA441H1, ITA455H1, ITA491H1, ITA492H1; JHP304Y1, JHP435Y1, JHP454Y1; JPD439Y1; JPP343Y1; PHL210Y1, PHL217H1, PHL265H1, PHL310H1, PHL311H1, PHL312H1, PHL315H1, PHL316H1, PHL317H1, PHL320H1, PHL321H1, PHL322H1, PHL326H1, PHL338H1, PHL365H1, PHL388H1; POL200Y1, POL207Y1, POL317Y1, POL320Y1, POL321H1, POL324Y1, POL332H1, POL344H1, POL354H1, POL359Y1, POL368Y0, POL372H1, POL405Y1, POL414H1, POL415H1, POL422Y1, POL437H1, POL440Y1, POL452Y1, POL453Y1; PRT250H1; SLA202H1, SLA205H1, SLA215H1, SLA216Y1, SLA217H1, SLA218Y1, SLA222H1, SLA225H1, SLA226H1, SLA228H1, SLA234H1, SLA241H1, SLA242H1, SLA244H1, SLA247H1, SLA248H1, SLA252H1, SLA302H1, SLA303H1, SLA315H1, SLA318H1, SLA322H1, SLA327H1, SLA328H1, SLA331H1, SLA337H1, SLA339H1, SLA340H1, SLA343H1, SLA344H1, SLA346H1, SLA356H1, SLA380H1, SLA404H1, SLA405Y1, SLA406H1, SLA407H1, SLA414H1, SLA417H1, SLA424H1, SLA425Y1, SLA434Y1, SLA436H1, SLA441H1, SLA442H1, SLA449H1, SLA453H1, SLA458H1, SLA460H1, SLA463H1, SLA465H1, SLA475H1, SLA476H1, SLA485H1, SOC341Y1, SOC350Y1; SPA325H1, SPA341H1, SPA345H1, SPA435H1.