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Masters degrees in European History explore the heritage, ideas and identities of European nations and their peoples. Some courses will focus on specific countries, periods or concepts. Others will take a broader approach to the History of Europe: asking how this region shaped the modern world (or if it really did).
Postgraduate specialisms in this subject include Modern European History, European Politics and Culture or courses focussing on specific regions such as Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, the Baltic or the Mediterranean.
For much of European History, the history of Europe would have been regarded as synonymous with the broader subject of History itself. This bias may have shifted somewhat in the modern period, but it’s still true that many of the most hotly debated and frequently analysed topics in History relate to European countries, peoples and events.
European History encompasses the Western Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution and the processes of exploration and colonisation that transported European economic, military and cultural power around the world.
You’ll have the chance to examine and critique all of these areas as a postgraduate student of European History – including the opportunity to question the dominance of European narratives within the wider discipline.
Career opportunities include work in heritage, communications or cultural industries.
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The MA in History allows you to traverse fascinatingly different periods of history, from the middle ages onwards. . You can study British, European, American or Asian History, supported by the diverse expertise of historians working at Swansea University. . Read more
The European History MA is designed to encourage students to pursue their interests in European history in depth, at the same time as maintaining a broad view of the history of Europe and the region as a whole. Read more
This degree offers flexible study, either full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years). Covering the history of Scotland, Europe, India, Africa and North America, the teaching is organised around research clusters in Global History, Scottish History and Public History. Read more
This Master's degree in history offers you the chance to study at a department with world-renowned expertise in European history, including British, German, French, Italian, Balkan, Russian and Eastern European history, as well as international, transnational, global and comparative historical perspectives. Read more
This programme introduces you to the advanced study of the history of medicine and health in the modern period and equips you with the conceptual and practical skills to carry out independent historical research in this field. . Read more
The two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS) aims at providing problem-oriented courses by addressing questions and issues such as the political and socio-economic aspects of the European integration and construction process, the construction of social and cultural identity throughout Europe, intra- and extra-European migration and Europe’s relations with other areas in the world. Read more
Since 1451 the University of Glasgow have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research.
The University of Luxembourg is a modern institution offering a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses.
By studying in the School of History, Art History, Philosophy and American Studies, you will join a vibrant community where high-calibre teaching and research is combined with a stimulating and supportive environment.
Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries in a community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. The university is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers English-language graduate degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is one of the great world centres for the study of the human past.