European Studies

European Studies

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 1 April
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: €9,300
Domestic tuition: €2,083

Program overview

Europe is a continent with a long and turbulent history of cultural, political and economic exchange. The Bachelor’s in European Studies provides you with an overview of the politics, economics and law of the European Union (EU), while also introducing you to Europe’s history, literature and culture. Taught in English, the programme offers a broad perspective crucial to making sense of the challenges facing Europe today. It equips you with the knowledge and skills to address contemporary European issues such as the Eurozone crisis, the challenges of multicultural societies, and the role of the EU in, for instance, its relations with post-socialist states.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

tudying with a foreign diploma at the University of Amsterdam means that a student's preparatory education must be equivalent to the Dutch VWO diploma. The starting level of a regular study programme at Dutch universities is comparable to that of other European countries, which is usually one or two years higher than in most countries outside of Europe. A student's diploma or certificate from prior education will be compared with the list of country qualifications that has been drawn up by the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (Nuffic). Non-native speakers of English are required to submit a valid English test score which is not more than 2 years old. TOEFL Internet-based test: minimum total score 92; minimum score on each component 22 IELTS test: minimum score 6.5, with at least 6 for each individual test component Cambridge International Examinations: minimum scores 170, C (CAE/C1 Advanced), C (CPE/C2 Proficiency)

Career opportunities

As a European Studies graduate, you will have developed unique academic abilities relevant to a career in your specific subject area, as well as a range of employment opportunities where a critical, curious, and independent disposition is essential.