Course Description

Course Name

History of Modern Europe

Session: VRMU3224

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Junior or senior standing or permission of the Instructor

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


A study of selected aspects of modern Europe, focusing on the post-1945 period, the course focuses on major themes of the age, from the origins of World War I to the reunification of Germany, will be selected for discussion. Topics include the emergence of and challenges to the welfare state, the Communist Revolutions, changing defense considerations, East-West relations and the European Union.

*Course content subject to change