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European Studies

University of Guelph
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Guelph
English
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Program description

European Studies

European Studies is designed for students who seek a career in international relations - especially in international business and administration. You can become fluent in French, German, Italian or Spanish, and take courses in European history, political science, art, literature and economics. You can study at a European university to meet the global demand for graduates with intercultural skills, and global understanding. Ready yourself for a career in international relations between Canada and Europe. There are two areas of emphasis to choose from: European Business; European Culture and Civilization.

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Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements please visit the university website.


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Program content

Major (Honours Program)

Core Requirements

  • European Cinema
  • Towards European Modernism
  • Revolution and the Fantastic in European Culture
  • Violence and Culture in 20th C. Europe
  • Contemporary Europe. New Landscapes in the Post-Cold War Era
  • Research Project in European Studies
  • Modern Europe Since 1789
  • Individuals and Groups in Organizations
  • International Relations
  • European Governments and Politics
  • French Language I
  • French Language II
  • France: Literature and Society
  • French Translation I
  • French Composition I
  • Contemporary France
  • Classics of French Literature
  • French Translation II
  • French Composition II
  • Introductory German I
  • Introductory German II
  • Intermediate Language Practice
  • Intermediate German
  • Narratives of Migration
  • Myth and Fairy Tales in Germany
  • Interactive German Language and Culture
  • Holocaust & WWII in German Lit. & Film
  • Crime and Criminals in Italian Cinema
  • Introductory Italian I
  • Introductory Italian II
  • Intermediate Italian
  • Experiential Learning and Language
  • Introductory Spanish I
  • Introductory Spanish II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Culture of Spain
  • Hispanic Literary Studies
  • Literature and Arts I: Spain
  • Advanced Spanish I

Minor (Honours Program)

  • European Cinema
  • Towards European Modernism
  • Violence and Culture in 20th C. Europe
  • French Language I
  • French Language II
  • France: Literature and Society
  • French Translation I
  • French Composition I
  • Contemporary France
  • Classics of French Literature
  • French Translation II
  • French Composition II
  • Introductory German I
  • Introductory German II
  • Intermediate Language Practice
  • Intermediate German
  • Interactive German Language and Culture
  • Crime and Criminals in Italian Cinema
  • Introductory Italian I
  • Introductory Italian II
  • Intermediate Italian
  • Renaissance Lovers and Fools
  • Experiential Learning and Language
  • Introductory Spanish I
  • Introductory Spanish II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Culture of Spain
  • Hispanic Literary Studies
  • Literature and Arts I: Spain
  • Advanced Spanish I

Group A

  • Early Modern Europe
  • The Medieval World
  • Modern Europe Since 1789
  • Modern France Since 1750
  • Spain and Portugal, 1085 to 1668
  • Modern Germany
  • Women in Modern Europe
  • The Reformation
  • Early Modern France
  • Special History Project Seminar I
  • The French Revolution
  • Premodern History

Group B

  • Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Early Modern Philosophy: Reason vs. Experience
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Kant and His Legacy
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Nineteenth Century Philosophy
  • Political Theory
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • European Governments and Politics

Group C

  • Introduction to Classical Culture
  • Classical Mythology
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Revolution and the Fantastic in European Culture
  • Contemporary Europe. New Landscapes in the Post-Cold War Era
  • Good and Evil
  • Storytelling in the Francophone World
  • Women in Literature, Art and Film
  • Songs, Lyrics and Poetry in French
  • Fictions of Childhood
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • What Makes a Literary Classic?
  • Narratives of Migration
  • Myth and Fairy Tales in Germany
  • Renaissance Lovers and Fools
  • Holocaust & WWII in German Lit. & Film

Group D

  • Art Historical Studies I
  • Art Historical Studies II
  • The Italian Renaissance
  • Late Modern Art: 1900-1950
  • Early Modern Art
  • Lives: Aspects of Western Art
  • Display: Visual Culture in Western Europe
  • Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art
  • Amadeus to Zeppelin: Music and Culture I
  • The Musical Avant-Garde

Scholarships & funding

We offer several scholarships, for more information please visit our website.

Tuition fees

International fees - $30,500- $42,200CAD

Career opportunities

What can I do with an undergraduate degree in European Studies?

  • Communications Specialist
  • Community Service Worker
  • Cultural Event Planner
  • Embassy Official
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Historical/Museum Guide
  • Immigration Officer
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Policy Advisor

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University of Guelph

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University of Guelph

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N1G 2W1 Guelph Ontario
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