European Studies

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2014 academic year unless otherwise specified. There is no new intake into the European Studies major from 2012.

This subject is taught by the School of Languages and Cultures.


Courses in European Studies provide students with a unique insight into aspects of the society, institutions, culture and languages of Europe. European Studies in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) gives students an excellent appreciation and understanding of the development of contemporary Europe and the way in which this process manifested itself.

Undergraduate information

BA major requirements

  1. EURO 101, EURO 301*
  2. 40 points from European language courses (French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish) at an appropriate level for the student, taking into account any prior knowledge
  3. 60 further points from FREN, GERM, GREE, ITAL, LATI, SPAN or approved courses at 200/300 level with significant European content, at least 20 points of which must be at 300 level

*Please note: EURO 301 is not offered in 2014 and there is no new intake into this major in 2014.

Approved 200-/300-level courses that will be allowed to count towards the European Studies major include:

200-level courses

300-level courses

*The asterisked FILM courses (Film Cultures, National Cinema, and Auteur Study) will be approved when the relevant national cinema or auteur is European.

How to find out more

You can order more information on this subject using our Request for Study Material form.

Victoria's Student Recruitment, Admission and Orientation Office offers advice on courses and help with planning your degree.

Contact the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' Student and Academic Services Office for information on admission, qualifications and courses, course advice and selection criteria, exemptions and prerequisites.

European Studies courses are taught within the School of Languages and Cultures.

School Office: Room 610, von Zedlitz Bldg, tel: 04-463 5293, email:

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