European and European Union Studies

  • NCRE Europe Day 2015
    Talk with Rosemary Banks (NZ Ambassador to France), Florence Jeanblanc-Risler (French Ambassador to NZ), Michalis Rokas (EU's charge d'affaires in NZ) as part of a National Centre for Research on Europe event. © Restricted/University of Canterbury

Qualifications

Overview

Studying Europe from afar provides a number of advantages – of perspective, comparative analysis and of isolation from short-term trends. Europe provides an important cultural and linguistic reference point to New Zealand in an increasingly global community. The European Union (EU) is New Zealand's most significant bilateral partner after Australia and China, and is one of the world's leading political and trading blocs, with 28 member states and over 500 million people.

European and European Union Studies aims to offer a broad-based, inter-disciplinary programme that embraces the studies of the institutional, legal, political, economic and social aspects of the integration process of the EU as well as the languages and cultures of Europe. The programme encourages the study of European languages within this framework.

Contact us

Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies

Phone +64 3 369 3377
Email artsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Logie building - see campus maps

Postal address
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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