European Union Studies


The European Union Studies minor provides multidisciplinary expertise and hands-on practical experience in EU-related affairs through coursework, internships, and study abroad opportunities.

About this Program

Center Information

The Center for European Studies (CES), housed within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS), is an interdisciplinary area studies center focused on the study of Europe, and facilitating the training of scholars and experts in European studies in the United States. In addition to the minors, certificates, and major, the center offers study abroad programs in Europe and various scholarships and grants for undergraduates.


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This minor is open to all undergraduates.

To be eligible, students must have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major. The combined GPA for all coursework applied toward the minor must be a minimum 3.0.

Of the total credits, no more than three may be individual work. Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Completion of the minor requires participation in an EU-related internship or CES study abroad or preapproved alternative with substantive EU content.

Required Courses

EUS 4210/POS 4931Politics and Institutions of the European Union3
or INR 4531 Politics of the European Union
Core courses6
Enhanced courses 19
Total Credits18

Enhanced Courses

Core Courses

EUS 4211/POS 4931 European Union's Enlargement3
EUS 4212/POS 4931European Economic Integration: Politics and Policy3
EUS 4213/POS 4931Turkey and the EU: History, Present and the Future3
EUS 4214European Union in Crisis3
EUS 4932JMCE Seminar: the EU Today1-3
EUS 4944Seminar in European Union Studies3
EUS 4950Overseas Study in Europe (EU and the World; UF in Brussels Study Abroad)3
EUS 4950Overseas Study in Europe (EU Environmental Policy; UF in Florence Study Abroad)3
EUS 4905Individual Work (for students interested in EU internships)3
POS/ECO 4956Overseas Studies (Economics & Politics of EU; UF in Salzburg Study Abroad)3
Or select from Approved list 1

Approved List