European Studies

European Studies

European Studies is a major program that provides opportunity for independent and interdisciplinary study of European culture. Through integrated work in the humanities and social sciences, the student major examines a significant portion of the European experience and seeks to define those elements that have given European culture its unity and distinctiveness.

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Inquiries and Contact Information

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about the European Studies program. Contact information for our faculty can be found under the faculty & staff link on your left.

Department Chair

Professor Nicola Courtright
206 Fayerweather Hall
AC# 2249, Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Telephone: (413) 542-2123

Office Hours:  TBD and by appointment

Academic Department Coordinator

Pamela Korenewsky
101 Barrett Hall
AC# 2255, Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Telephone: (413) 542-2312

Office Hours (academic year)Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


Follow the driving directions to Amherst College. When you reach the intersection of Rtes. 9 and 116 (at the top of the hill), take Rte. 116 south away from the Town green. Take first left into Amherst College and proceed counter-clockwise around the Main Quad. Barrett Hall, distinguishable by its gray stone, is the building in the northeast corner of the Quad, next to Frost Library.