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Title of the programme: Laurea Magistrale in Storia e società (Curriculum European History)



Coordinator: Dr. Gennaro Gervasio


Università Roma Tre offers modules in several fields of history, from both a European and Global perspective, from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era.


Programme Structure at Roma Tre

The Master in European History (MEH) is a two-year programme made up of 120 ECTS credits (according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) divided into four terms, during which students attend classes in at least two partner universities. A minimum of 30 ECTS credits must be obtained in a foreign partner university. 

Students enrolled in MEH at Università di Roma Tre will comply with the “piano di studi” of Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Storia e società, curriculum in European History


They will organize their studies according to the following plan:

  • Year 1, Semester 1: study at Roma Tre.
  • Year 1, Semester 2: to study at one of the partner universities (at least 30 ECTS credits).
  • Year 2, Semester 3: option to study at one of the partner universities or at Roma Tre (if abroad at least 30 ECTS credits, to obtain a ‘triple degree’).
  • Year 2, Semester 4: study at Roma Tre: Final dissertation and oral defense. Final dissertation has to be written in English and will be jointly supervised by academic staff of  home university and of the partner university.

For details about the term dates and the application deadlines at the partner universities please see the attached scheme.


What do I need to apply?

  1. An undergraduate degree from a European accredited university, or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject area of Humanities and Social Sciences (History, Politics, International Relations, European Studies, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Modern languages).
  2. Students are expected to be near-fluent in English (level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR), with an official certificate, and to have a good knowledge of a second modern foreign language. Level C1 is required in order to attend partner universities, and must be achieved before spending the semester abroad in one of the partner universities.

How do I apply?

A) Students wishing to enroll at Roma Tre University:

1) Italian students, and students with an Italian BA

Students will follow Roma Tre enrolment procedure and, in addition to mentioned requirements, will have to present a motivation letter and, if available, an English certificate. They will sit a formal interview (usually in mid-September) to discuss their previous studies and their motivation.

2) Foreign students not already enrolled in the other partner universities and wishing to enroll at Roma Tre

Students will be evaluated by the Admission Board only when they will have filled in the on-line application form and uploaded all the required documents listed below:

    •     BA diploma (translated in English)
    •     Curriculum Vitae (in English, any format)
    •     Motivation Letter (in English, any format)
    •     English certificate

The application process in details is available here

For 1) & 2) Students: Roma Tre selects six students for the MEH each academic year, and all of them them will receive an Erasmus scholarship for the required semester abroad. Other forms of funding are also available.

A Rector’s decree will contain all details.

B) For students enrolled in the other partner universities:

After consultation with the local coordinator and the local Erasmus Unit at the home university, applicants should contact either the coordinator of MEH at Roma Tre University (see above), or the European Programmes Student Office at

Foreign students who wish to learn Italian can attend free courses at CLA (Centro  Linguistico di Ateneo).

Further information on the Application Procedure can be found here ( 

Courses offered in in the MEH can be found here

Students can also choose relevant courses from the Master in International Studies (MIS)



Cite this blog post
gontermann (2019, October 29). Roma Tre University. European History Master. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from

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