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European Studies

There’s no one way to talk about an entire continent, its history, and its influence all over the modern world. That’s why the European Studies minor offers numerous entry points—history, art, art history, literature, music, political science, and philosophy (to name just a few)—to enhance your knowledge of, and full immersion in, all things Europe.

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Study Abroad

A truly interdisciplinary educational experience, students in the European Studies minor take courses about Europe’s history and culture from a number of fields, including: art history, cinema, history, literature, music, political science and international studies, philosophy, and religious studies.

You… In Europe

You’ll also have opportunities to study abroad, either on McDaniel’s Budapest campus or through one of our exchange programs with the Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium, and other opportunities for study abroad in European countries such as France, Germany, and Spain.

Future Career Paths

With a firm grasp of a different country’s language and culture, you’ll be equipped to explore careers in fields such as:

  • Politics
  • Economics
  • International relations
  • International business
  • Education
  • National security
  • Translation

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Special Opportunities

Students outside of Budapest campus.

The McDaniel Budapest Campus

European Studies minors are encouraged to spend a semester at the McDaniel Budapest campus, where three cohorts are offered:

  • Crossroads of Europe, Crossroads of the World
  • Business and Economics in Budapest
  • The Liberal Arts in Europe

The McDaniel Commitment in Action

The McDaniel Commitment—a series of opportunities guaranteed to all students—provides enhanced mentoring and coaching, and ensures every undergraduate student completes at least two meaningful experiential learning opportunities.