About Our Program
Bonjour! Ciao! Hallo! Pack your bags and grab your passport--you’re about to embark on an adventure to Europe.
In preparation for your journey, our program will help you develop the language skills and historical context needed to navigate life across the pond.
Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, you’ll discover Europe's relation to the rest of the world through art history, economics, government, and literature.
Learning Experiences to Prepare for Your CareerWith an emphasis on immersive and interdisciplinary study, you’ll have a wide range of opportunities to prepare you for a globally oriented career.
We don’t just want you to study Europe, we want you to experience Europe! You can choose from more than 30 semester-long programs offered in more than 20 international locations, including Austria, Sweden, the Czech Republic, England, France, Italy, and Spain.
Make the most of your time abroad by diving into research, either during the semester or as part of a paid summer fellowship.
Senior Year Experience (SYE)
View Europe in a larger context with a Senior Year Experience. Andrew Childs ’21 explored Spain and the Czech Republic’s relationships in history through architecture. His project highlighted how the modern outlook of the two countries, along with Europe’s history, culture, and identities, is represented not only by their people but by their buildings.
Among the 150+ clubs and organizations at St. Lawrence, you’ll find many that involve your passion for international relations, art, and language, including:
- Model U.N.
- French Club
- Entrepreneurship Club
- Euphrates Club
- Thelomathesian Society
- Photography Club
Why St. Lawrence for European Studies
of recent St. Lawrence graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate schools within 7-9 months of Commencement
of St. Lawrence graduates studied more than one discipline
The number of classes you need to complete the European studies minor (and you can complete these all while you’re abroad in Europe!)
Graduates in the European Studies program pursued careers in:
- International Business
- The Arts
The number of official languages spoken in Europe. We’ll prepare you with cross-cultural speaking skills you’ll need to navigate the countries of your choice
of St. Lawrence students study off campus
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Program Requirements & Courses
Explore European studies minor requirements, as well as electives and combined study options.
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European Studies Faculty
Our faculty draw upon their wide range of expertise to provide you with an interdisciplinary view of Europe. They are language experts, authors, historians, passionate debaters, and world travelers.
“The European studies minor is an opportunity for students to make their abroad experience count in a significant way.”
“One of the things I most enjoyed about the European studies program is its versatility. I was able to study topics from both my government and multi-language majors as well as gain new perspectives from studying in France.”
Become a Global Traveler
With more than 30 study abroad programs, the world is at your fingertips. Take advantage of our global network and put your knowledge into action and explore Europe.
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