Language(s) of instruction: French and English

Length of study: 2 years, full time



Course Location:

> 2 semesters at Université Paris Cité, France

> 2 semesters in two of the following partner Universities:

  • Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Università Roma Tre, Italy
  • Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Universität Wien, Austria
  • Talinn University , Estonia
  • University Complutense Madrid , Spain
  • University of Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
  • University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Universidad Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • University of Oslo, Norway

> Annual Spring Summer School (3 days) at one of the partner Universities

Degrees awarded: Students can choose between the following options:

  •  Joint Degree
    The student receives a single degree certificate jointly issued and signed by the awarding institutions. To obtain a Joint Degree, the student must complete at least 30 ECTS credits at a full member partner university and the master’s thesis must be supervised by faculty members of the home university and of the partner university.
  • Double Degree
    The student receives a separate degree certificate from each of the participating full member institutions they attended. The student must complete at least 30 ECTS credits at a full member partner university and their master’s thesis must be graded by two supervisors from two different partner universities. The student will defend their thesis at the partner university as well as at their home university. If one of the partner universities attended is one of the following, the award will be a Double Degree: Université Paris Cité, University Roma Tre, or University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Entry Requirements: Bachelor degree in either History or Social Sciences.

Language pre-requisites: Certified B2 in French / C1 in English.

Course overview

This international Master’s program gathers eleven prestigious European Universities from ten European capitals, enabling students to graduate with a joint or double degree after having studied abroad in Universities of the consortium.

This program is particularly suited to students interested in pursuing an internationally mobile career. The program focuses on comparative analysis of European and Atlantic History that brings together historians from France, Europe and the Americas (from Antiquity to the contemporary era) as well as “civilizationists” from the English, German and Spanish speaking area. It will help strengthen European mobility, knowledge of foreign languages, and offer the opportunity to gain intercultural experiences.

Related to: This diverse program focuses on the comparative analysis of European and Atlantic history. Students will have the opportunity to investigate a large array of historical topics, including:

  • Social and Economic History of Europe, Urbanisation and Industrialisation
  • Cultural History, History of Religions, History of Science
  • Political History of Government, Violence, and Conflicts
  • Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
  • Imperial Histories and Nation-Building
  • Migration, International and Transcultural Relations


Skills and competencies developed
  • Skills in one or several foreign languages of the consortium, including English
  • Specific methodological skills (ancient languages, paleography, visual culture, international relations)
  • Capacity to understand and address historical problems comparatively
  • Ability to identify current issues in historiographical debates and present conclusions independently, using a rigorous methodology
  • Analytical skills


Mr. Gilles PIDARD, Administrative Coordinator

Mr. Alexandre RIOS-BORDES, Pedagogical Coordinator