Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society

Focusing on politics, economics and society in western and central Europe over the past century, this program is devised with an interdisciplinary approach to studying the region.

Certificate Program

Delve into Europe and learn more about its history, politics and culture by pursuing a certificate.


Expertise in a national language used in any European country is an essential requirement of this program.

European Union Program
European Union Program at Princeton

Sponsors events and activities relating to the European Union and European politics generally.

Upcoming Events


After Soviet Science: On Being the Wrong Size

Mark Beissinger (Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics), Michael D. Gordin (Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History), and Iryna Vushko (Assistant Professor of History)

4:30pm - 6:00pm | A71 Louis A. Simpson International Building


The EU's New Democratic Deficit

Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the School for Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values Princeton University

4:30pm - 6:00pm | A71 Louis A. Simpson International Building


Questions regarding co-sponsorship or funding?

Contact John Borneman, Director

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Questions about the program?

Contact Nikki Woolward, program manager, at 609-258-8873.