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♦ Contacts ♦ Programme Structures ♦ Application ♦ Exchange Semesters

Title of the programme: Master Histoire, Civilisations, Patrimoine – Identités, Altérités, Circulations (Europe, Méditerranée, Amériques)

The History Department of the Université de Paris has opened a module in French historiography and methodology in history specifically dedicated to graduate international students, as well as two new seminars in English opened to exchange students. The Université de Paris is particularly inclined to offer a comparative approach to European and Atlantic history and to promoting studies on circulations, migrations, and exchanges, colonialism and post-colonialism, gender and sexuality, knowledge and science, as well as war and security.


Website of the University

Prof. Alexandre Rios-Bordes

Département d’histoire

E-Mail: alexandre.rios-bordes@u-paris.fr

Dr. Elisa Grandi

E-Mail: elisa.grandi416@gmail.com

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Programme Structure at Université de Paris

MEH is a two-year program 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. 30 ECTS credits must be obtained in each university partner abroad. All exams taken in the partner universities will be fully recognised by Université de Paris.

Students enrolled in MEH at Université de Paris will follow the rules of the Master d’Histoire, mention Identités, Altérités, Circulations (Europe, Méditerranée, Amériques). They will organize their studies according to the following plan:

  • Year 1, Semester 1: study at Université de Paris.
  • Year 1, Semester 2: option to study at one of the partner universities or at Université de Paris (if abroad 30 ECTS credits must be obtained).
  • Year 2, Semester 3: option to study at one of the partner universities or at Université de Paris (if abroad 30 ECTS credits must be obtained).
  • Year 2, Semester 4: study at Université de Paris : Final dissertation and oral defence. Final dissertation must be written in English and will be jointly supervised by academic staff of the 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.

Term to be spent abroad in the partner universities:

All partner universities will accept students from the other partner universities, but the admission processes are regulated according to local practices and the decision on selection of the students rests with the host university.

No fees have to be paid to the partner universities during the mobility track(s).

Basic Information about financial support is to be found here.


What do I need in order 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, International Relations, Politics, European Studies, Economics and Sociology, 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.

How do I apply?

A) For students aiming to enroll at Université de Paris:

1) French Students

French Students will follow the enrollment procedure for the Master d’Histoire through e-candidat, choosing the “Master in European History” option.

General information is available here.

The application procedure is explained here.

Please be informed that it is highly recommended to establish preliminary contact with the coordinator of MEH at University of Paris, prof. Alexandre Rios-Bordes (alexander.rios-bordes@u-paris.fr) or the head of administrative affairs for the Master Programme, M. Gilles Pidard (gilles.pidard@u-paris.fr)

2) Foreign students not already enrolled in the other partner universities

Students will follow the general procedure, according to their individual status.

Information is available here.

B) For students already enrolled in the other partner universities:

After consultation with the local coordinator and the local Erasmus Unit at the home university, applicants should contact both the coordinator of MEH at University of Paris, prof. Alexandre Rios-Bordes (alexander.rios-bordes@ u-paris.fr) or the Head of Administrative affairs for the Master Programme, M. Gilles Pidard (gilles.pidard@ u-paris.fr ). Students will be expected to provide with the topic of their research, so that they can be properly supervised along their semester.

Exchange Semester

MEH students enrolled at the Université de Paris may obtain an Erasmus grant for their term abroad in one of our partner universities!

All students are entitled to student assistance services on the basis of financial means and/or merit. This applies to scholarships, student loans, housing assistance, refectory meal tickets, fee waivers and public transport facilities.

Please contact the Bureau des relations internationales. Basic information is available here.


Cite this blog post
gontermann (2019, October 29). Université de Paris. European History Master. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://euhistma.hypotheses.org/578

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