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European Studies at Ohio University

Ohio University students studying away in Germany pose at the Reichstag.

Europe maintains vital cultural and political influence on a global scale. The European Studies program is designed to prepare students to understand the changing nature of European economics, culture, and politics.  The interdisciplinary nature of the program provides students with a broad understanding of Europe applicable for a wide variety of professions.  Ohio University offers a large number of study abroad, exchange, and internship opportunities in Europe. 

  • Earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Global Studies - Europe or a certificate in European Studies 

  • Gain excellent research opportunities 
  • Improve your language and communication skills 
  • Expand your global network 
  • Build leadership capacity 

Learn more about our Global Studies – Europe degree or find more information about all of our Bachelors degrees and certificate programs by clicking here.

Study with Faculty Across Departments 

An interdisciplinary education provides students the opportunity to work with faculty members from across the university. Students can choose courses with faculty from our political science, economics, anthropology, geography, communications, and business programs and more. 

Career Opportunities

We prepare global leaders for successful careers in: 

  • Government agencies 
  • International organizations 
  • Civil society and non-governmental organizations 
  • Business and multinational corporations 
  • Public policy groups and think tanks 
  • Military and intelligence agencies 
  • Graduate degrees in related fields and more.

Learn more about our Global Studies alumni and explore the career possibilities with a degree from Ohio University’s Center for International Studies.


    Global Studies – Europe

    Our interdisciplinary program offers 250 courses across the university, numerous foreign languages, and study away opportunities in Europe.


    Certificate in European Studies

    Our certificate program offers a deeper understanding of Europe as a complement to any major. Study a foreign language and choose your electives.


    Global Studies student testimonials

    Read what our Global Studies students and alumni have to say about the Global Studies program and how it has benefited them and their careers.