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European Studies Concentration

European Studies Concentration

  1. General Description:

 

The European Studies department is a small but fascinating program with goal to promote European norms and values. ES is in process of development. Professors use modern technologies (e-course and e-reserve system, critical thinking and hermeneutic methods, organize interactive lessons); elaborate new courses with goal to successful and effective representation of the European aspects in the modern process; conduct active research work in the  fields of  history, politics, linguistics and culture; involve students in research work; organize club’s activity; realize educational and advising tasks for the foundation of future graduates’ career; actively participate in University life.

Our Mission

  1. Give deep knowledge about European history, politics, society and culture
  2. Prepare specialists with knowledge of French, Spanish and German for careers in supranational or in national organizations that are active internationally, especially in Europe
  3. Change the curriculum in the way to give students maximum benefit and to close big gaps of basic knowledge Vision to give students a thorough undergraduate education of European Studies, to foster a culture of activity, independent learning and enthusiasm about European society, culture, politics etc.

 

  1. Program Content and Requirements:

The program is comprised of both required and elective courses. Below is a list of required core courses:

            Required Core Courses

level

credits

1.      Modern Europe

100

6

2.      European Integration and External Relations

200

6

3.      European Union Law and Human Rights

200

6

4.      Multicultural Society: Migration, Social and Religious Conflicts

300

6

5.      History of European Culture

300

6

6.      Second Language (FRN or SPA or GER)

100-300

18

7.      Regional European Literature

300

6

8.      Intercultural Communication

300

6

9.      European and Asian Values Compared

300

6

10.  History of European Region

300

6

11.  Social Europe

400

6

American University of Central Asia
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