Pre-Approved Courses

The table below lists most graduate courses at Columbia related to modern Europe (4000-level and higher). The current list is for Spring 2024. Please note that the details are subject to change.

Courses marked ** require prior approval from the MA Faculty Advisor and confirmation of a final project on a topic pertaining to Europe. Please note that only two ** courses may be counted toward the MA degree requirements. 3000-level History courses should be taken as a section of HIST G6999 when possible. Cross-school registration may be restricted in some cases; consult with the school offering the course.

If you would like to take a course not listed below, please contact the MA Faculty Advisor for approval.

Please consult the Directory of Classes or Vergil for the call number to use when registering.

This list also applies for SIPA students who are pursing the Europe Regional Specialization.

Past course lists can be found here:     

Pre-Approved Courses: Spring 2024

*Updated November 21, 2023 - SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Spring 2024 Pre-approved Courses