Degrees and courses on Europe in Strasbourg

University of Strasbourg On January 1, 2009, the three universities of Strasbourg were fused into a single institution. The Robert Schuman University, the Marc Bloch University, and the Louis Pasteur University became the University of Strasbourg. With 42,000 students (21% of whom are foreign), and 5,200 employees, it became the biggest university in France, and enjoys better visibility and increased importance on an international level.

Faculties, Schools and Institutes

Rights, Economics and Management

Four faculties form this predominantly European department: the Political Science Institute (IEP), the Institute of Higher European Studies (IHEE), the Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management, and the Faculty of Economic and Management.

>Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management

Logo : faculté de DroitThe Faculty brings together over 5,000 students and nearly 130 permanent professors in Strasbourg the Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management provides lessons around Europe.

(Under a contract agreement between the universities of Strasbourg, Basel and Freiburg, students can obtain a triple degree)

>Faculty of Economics and Management

Faculté des Sciences EconomiquesThis faculty is one of the largest academic sites in France for economy-management education and research. It is composed of 1,700 students, Bachelor, Master and PhD researchers and 55 teachers.

>Political Science Institute(fr)

Logo IEP Strasbourg Founded in 1945, the Political Studies Institute is the oldest provincial Political Studies Institute. There are 8 components for law, economics and management. The lessons taught in the Political Science Institute are multidisciplinary for the first three years in areas such as law, economics, management, history, political sciences and languages. Students specialize gradually over the last two years. The Political Studies Institute diploma gives students the ability to begin a career in senior management in the European Institutions, international organizations, banks....

  • Masters in Public Administration and Local and Regional Administration in Europe

  • Masters in Social European Policies in:

>European Policies(fr)
European Policy and Public Affairs(fr)
European Policy and Franco-German Cooperation(fr)
European Policy and Franco-Polish Cooperation(fr) at the University of Wroclaw

>The Graduate Institute of European Studies

IHEEThe Graduate Institute of European Studies (IHEE) was created in 1953 to explore wider Europe through historical perspectives, political, institutional, legal and economic viewpoints. The IHEE is one component of the law, economics and management faculty, students graduate with a Masters degree. The Institute's teachers and students represent many nationalities, which leads to a tradition of openness. In addition, the Institute benefits from the presence of the European Parliament, Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights to aid in its teaching.

  • Masters: Law and European Studies – Interdiciplinary European Studies
  • Masters: European and International Studies- History of International Relatinos and the Integration Process
  • Masters: European and International Studies – Interdiciplinary approaches to the European Model of Globalization
  • Masters: European and International Studies – Germany in Europe
  • Masters: Law and European Studies focusing on Human Rights "Protection of Human Rights in Europe" , "Protection of national minorities " et " Humanitarian Affaires and International Cooperation "
  • Masters: European Law – European Economic Law in conjunction with the Political Science Institute in Paris

To learn more about these programs, see the
general discription of the IHEE programs(fr)


Arts, Languages and Humanities

This faculty has 14 sections, including three specializing in European vocation: the Training and Research Unit (UFR) of languages and applied sciences (LSHA), the Faculty of Catholic Theology and the Faculty of Arts.

> Departement of Languages and Applied Humanities (LSHA)

UFR langues et sciences humaines appliquéesThe Department LSHA, which has about 1,200 students and 41 teachers, is made up of a diversified and rich grouping under the heading of languages and multiculturalism, which is mainly provided by the Institute of Translators, Interpreters and International Relations.

Availible Degrees:

Another Available Masters Degrees

Masters: Languages and Interculturalism, a multilingual Europe and Interculturalism(fr)

The Canon Law Institute offers comprehensive training in canon law, sanctioned by the French government and accepted by the Church under international agreements.

  • Masters: Law and the European Legal Studies of Canon Law and the European Law of Comparative Religions

> Departement of Humanities

The Faculty of Arts provides course for Bachelor and Masters degrees and prepares and supports Teachers through a school of Professional Teachers.


    Other Programs

    ENANational School of Administration (ENA) / Center for European Studies in Strasbourg (CEES)
    The headquarters of the ENA are located in Strasbourg, close to many pan-European institutions that are housed in the city. The school also has an office in Paris, near the central government and many diplomatic organizations.
    To meet the new territorial challenges, the European and International ENA became the European School of Governance.
    Versatile and multidisciplinary, the ENA is for French and foreign students who intend to pursue careers in public management. The ENA provides initial training on competition but also offers courses for officials of various French civil service, elected politicians (especially local officials) and the private sector as well. These courses can be short (2 to 4 weeks) or long (7,9 and 18 months).
    Training on European issues and preparation for the wider world takes place within the Center for European Studies in Strasbourg, which is now the European center of ENA. Apart from these courses, the SETC also organizes

    Institute of the National Center for Local Civil Service, INET(fr)

    INETThe INET's mission is at the national level, the training and professionalization of executives of major local authorities (cities with more than 40,000 inhabitants, EPCI, departments, regions...) and job managers (territorial administrators, local library curators, doctors, engineers, biologists, veterinarians, pharmacists etc).

    For more information on the INET

    The Euro-Institute

    Euro-InstitutThe Euro Institute offers binational and bicultural training and consulting in cross border cooperation for the Upper Rhine Region.

    It designs and conducts Franco-German training that applies to all fields of public administration in France and Germany. These courses are intended primarily for officers of the Public Service sectors of the State and local governments in France and Germany and Switzerland as well as private or voluntary associations active in the border area.
    See the training program for 2009