Indiana University Bloomington


European Union Center


Prospective Students

A quick overview and direct links to relevant information

Welcome to West European Studies at Indiana University where we equip our students to become leaders and scholars around the world.

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During your time here, you’ll study within a uniquely flexible degree program. This allows you to truly explore your specific interests in Europe, whether they are in politics, economics, law, cultural issues, or in other fields. Our alumni span the globe, working in government agencies, at U.S. embassies, in NGO’s, in the military, at corporations like GE and Microsoft, and in faculty appointments at other prominent universities.

On top of all that, there’s life in Bloomington. With a variety of cultural events, entertainment, and restaurants along with nearby Hoosier National Forest and Lake Monroe, there is never a shortage of things to do in Bloomington.

So put it all together–a customizable degree program, access to the top library in the nation, and an opportunity to set yourself apart in a competitive job market–you’ll find you’re in good hands at WEST.

For detailed program guidelines, download a copy of our Graduate Student Guide. (1.9 meg)

If you have any questions or would like to set up a visit, feel free to email us at: To stay up to date with the latest news, events, and opportunities for funding and internships, subscribe to our grad student listserv. Just send an email to, leave the subject line blank, and type "subscribe west-grad-l" in the body.

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Prospective Undergraduate Students


   West European
Ballantine Hall 542
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 855-3280
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