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


A Tale of Two Federalisms: The EU and the United States Confront Covid-19

Martin Rhodes, University of Denver

12:15pm - 1:15pm | VIRTUAL LECTURE


Evaluating Europe’s Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic: What changed, Who governed, How legitimately?

Vivien Schmidt, Boston University

12:15pm - 1:15pm | VIRTUAL LECTURE


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.