Core EUS courses
This course provides a historical background to and a contemporary account of modern European politics and society. The approach is comparative, concentrating on similarities and differences between selected European countries. Crucial social cleavages, selected policy fields, traditions in political culture and institutional settings are studied from a comparative and genuinely European perspective.
Note: May be taken more than once for credit on different topics with permission of the Director of European Studies.EUS 301: Cultural and Intellectual Systems and Developments in Europe; 1.5 units
This course looks into critical aspects of European intellectual and cultural traditions both in a historic and contemporary perspective. It covers a wide range of issues related to the rich European history of ideas and artistic production encompassing the fields of philosophy, literature and arts.
Note: May be taken more than once for credit on different topics with permission of the Director of European Studies.
Elective courses by department
Elective courses can be taken from any department in Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social Sciences. These courses must be a 300 level or higher, and have an adequate European component.
If you wish to count a course as an elective that is not on this list, please consult with the EUS program coordinator.
* Please note: Several upper-level elective courses have pre-requisites within the Faculty. Please consult the EUS advisor or department heads for specific pre-requisite details.
Greek and Roman Studies
HIST 328A: Death and the Afterlife in England 1200-1750
HIST 328B: Death and the Afterlife in England 1750 - Present
History in Art
ITAL 407: In Search of the True Culprit: Italian Culture and Society in Detective Fiction (in English OR Italian depending on year)
Dr. Stefan Seidendorf of the Franco-German Institute in Ludwigsburg, Germany is visiting UVic on January 24th and 25th and will be presenting two seminars: January 24th and 25th.
West Coast Model EU 2013
Applications for West Coast Model EU 2013 at the University of Washington are now open! Please send your CV and letter of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 15th. If you would like to act as advisor on this trip, the deadline is October 20th.
More information, e-mail us or access the WCMEU 2013 website.
NEW EUS 100 COURSE - FALL 2012
European Studies is now available at the 100 course level. It is an introduction to European Studies and it is coming out very promising. This course is also part of our Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence curriculum.