4+1 B.A./M.A. Program in European Studies

Fast-track your education and career!

  • Combine your current major with one additional year of coursework, including one semester in Europe.
  • Apply in the spring of your 3rd year of undergraduate study at UVA
  • Make an appointment with Program Director, Prof. Janet Horne to discuss your options (jhorne@virginia.edu)

Select one of the following two enrollment options:

Option 1:  Qualified UVA students may take 12-graduate credits in their 4th year of undergraduate study*

Year

Fall

Spring

Total 36  M.A. Credits

 

4

  6 graduate credits:

EURS 5000

1 “Core Cluster” class

  (+ 6 undergrad credits)

  6 graduate credits:

EURS 6000

1 “Core Cluster” class

  (+ 6 undergrad credits)

M.A. credits: 12

 

5

9 credits at European Partner University

+EURS 5995

9 M.A. credits at UVA

+EURS 5996

M.A. credits: 24

 

Option 2:   Qualified UVA students who have completed all requirements for the B.A. by December of their 4th year may enroll in full-time graduate study in the spring semester.
 

Year

Fall

Spring

Total 36  M.A. Credits

 

4

EURS 5000

+ 9 undergrad credits*

(+ December B.A. graduation)

*it is possible to take 3 additional credits of graduate work if all B.A. requirements have been met.

EURS 6000

+ 9 MA credits

(Full-time M.A. enrollment)

 

M.A. credits: 15*

 

*(or 18 M.A. credits if 6 graduate credits are taken in fall semester)

 

5

 

9 credits at European Partner Institution

+EURS 5995

 

6 MA credits at UVA*

+EURS 5996

*(or 3 MA credits )

 

M.A. credits: 21

*(or 18 credits)