SubjectHistory, Humanities


Type of DegreeBA

CostEUR 31,566



Cost non-EUEUR 31,566

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About the programme

The History major at The American University of Paris is designed to achieve four primary goals:

  • Offer students strong knowledge of historical trends across cultures in at least two different geographic or thematic areas.
  • Encourage students to critically assess the value of information by identifying, interpreting and narrating significant historical data.
  • Prepare students to discuss historiographic work and identify the basic motivations and methodological approaches of authors within the discipline of history.
  • Help students develop the skills "to do" history through a strong mastery of reading primary texts and writing historical essays.

Example courses include:

  • History of Western Civilization up to 1500
  • World History from 1500
  • History of Asian Civilization II
  • The Contemporary World

How to apply

To apply for the History programme at The American University of Paris, you must provide the following documents:

  • Online application form
  • Personal statements
  • Extracurricular activities and work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts: your GCSE, AS-levels, A-levels or predicted A-level results
  • SAT/ACT test scores (optional)

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