Minor in European Studies

Minor in European Studies

The minor in European Studies is an interdisciplinary program offered by the Faculties of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

The minor aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of Europe’s complex history, culture, and fast-changing politics. The program also offers students and faculty an opportunity to comprehend the changing realities in Europe in a more systematic way by bringing together specialists at  UVic with different fields of expertise, scholarly approaches, and methodologies.

Core Courses 

  • EUS 100 - Introduction to European Studies (1.5)
  • EUS 200 - Introduction to European Cultures and Identities (1.5)
  • EUS 300 - European Integration: Socio-Economic and Political Developments (1.5)

Elective Courses

  • EUS 390A - Directed Studies in Europe I (1.5)
  • EUS 390B - Directed Studies in Europe II (0.0)
  • EUS 490  - Special Topics in European Studies (1.5)

Other Requirements

  • 7.5 units of upper-level elective courses chosen from the list of Eligible Courses. No more than 3.0 units may be taken from any single department except with the permission of the program.
  • 1.5 units of courses in a European language other than English

General students must have 9.0 units of upper level courses.

Use academic advising's Program Planning Worksheet to plan your EUS General or Minor.

All students are strongly encouraged to plan their program in consultation with the Program Coordinator for European Studies (eusprog@uvic.ca). Further information can be found at <web.uvic.ca/europe>

If you wish to count a course as an elective that is not listed among the Eligible Courses, please consult with the EUS program coordinator. Topics and other courses may be approve with permission of the Program.