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Study European Studies at Otago

    European Studies covers the remarkable political, economic, social and cultural transformations resulting from advanced European integration, which is the project of building the European Union.

    By focussing the academic programme on advanced European integration, students will gain substantive knowledge of critical aspects of contemporary Europe along with language training in Spanish, German and French. You will explore the issues emerging for the 340 million citizens of the new Europe.

    The minor in European Studies shares many of the basic features of the major though language acquisition papers are optional.


    European Studies as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BCom, BEntr, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree

    Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music  (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree


    Two of:
    EURO 101 Introduction to European Studies
    EURO 202 The Culture of the European City or EURO 302 The Culture of the European City
    EURO 304 Europe: Ideas and Nations

    One of CLAS 238, CLAS 337, CLAS 343, ENGL 218, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, ENGL 313 , ENGL 319, ENGL 335, FREN 250, FREN 341, FREN 350, GERM 341, MFCO 314 , MFCO 316, MUSI 223, MUSI 261, MUSI 323, MUSI 361, SPAN 243, SPAN 342 , SPAN 343

    One further paper from EURO 101, EURO 202, EURO 304, HIST 223, HIST 225, HIST 325, PHIL 221 , PHIL 226, PHIL 227, PHIL 228, POLS 216, POLS 301, POLS 310, POLS 312 , POLS 315, POLS 325

    One further paper from the lists above

    Must include at least one 300-level paper





    Total 90

    EURO papers

    Paper Code Year Title Points Teaching period
    EURO101 2024 Introduction to European Studies 18 Not offered in 2024
    EURO202 2024 The Culture of the European City 18 Not offered in 2024
    EURO302 2024 The Culture of the European City 18 Not offered in 2024
    EURO304 2024 Europe: Ideas and Nations 18 Not offered in 2024

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