The George Washington University

Elliott School of International Affairs

European and Eurasian Studies


Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

European and Eurasian Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in European and Eurasian Studies (EES) stands virtually alone in combining the study of Europe with the study of Eurasia. By treating these regions as an integrated whole, the program gives students unique depth in understanding the major issues that link them. Students take courses on both the Eastern and Western parts of the region and choose a professional specialization field. The curriculum combines several required courses with a wide variety of additional courses and optional fields that can be selected to suit individual professional goals and intellectual interests. EES students must demonstrate oral and reading proficiency in a modern language of the region. This multifaceted program encompasses a variety of academic approaches to European and Eurasian affairs, from economics and security to immigration and culture.


Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the regional accrediting agency On the approved list of the American Association of University Women The Elliott School of International Affairs is a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL score no lower than 100; IELTS no lower than 7.0 with no individual ban score below 6.0

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 40

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,515 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City