EU 연계전공
한국외대-현대경제연구원 EU Center

EU Studies at GSIAS

European Union Studies at GSIAS develops European region specialists at a time when relations between Korea and the EU are anticipated to grow substantially. Especially after the signing of the free trade agreement between Korea and the EU, we anticipate growing need for experts to actively deepen exchange between the world's largest economic area and Korea. To this end, the department provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary program focused on the EU’s politics, security, economy, society, and culture and those of its 27 member states.
Students in the EU Studies Department at GSIAS cultivate the basis for becoming EU specialists through systematic and rigorous study of the dynamic changes in the EU’s politics and international relations, economy, and society and culture, with the overall focus on the process of European integration. During the course of their study, students are required to improve their linguistic competence in one or more of the languages of the EU member states (including English, which is the main language of instruction). Language command is tested upon graduation. Most graduates work in businesses, research institutes, international organizations and trade promotion institutions. In addition, some graduates have expanded their career aspirations in the direction of government-affiliated institutions, diplomacy and higher education.


dot Advantages
- A number of scholarships offered by HUFS and GSIAS
- Opportunities for research assistant and internship programs
- One of the most comprehensive curricula in EU studies in Korea and in Asia
- Variety of seminars, workshops and colloquia for students in EU studies
- Participation in CICS projects and activities


dot Curriculum

EU Treaties and European Constitution
EU Competition Law
EU Law and Human Rights
Cooperation for H. Affairs and Justice in the EU
EU Legislation for Intellectual Property
EU Law and International Legal Order
EU Legislation for Environment



Multi-level Governance of EU
Institutional Development of EU
International Politics of EU
Politics of European Countries
Political Economy of Europe
Strangleholds of EU Enlargement
Common Foreign and Security Policy in EU
Decision-making and Lobbying the EU
EU’s Influence on Stability in East Asia and Korea
History of European Economy
Economic Integration of EU
Common Agricultural Policy of EU
Industrial and Trade Policy in EU
Industrial Relations in EU
European Financial Market
Institutions and Corporations in Brussels
Labour Market in Europe
Economic Relations with Asia and Korea
European Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Sociology & Cultural Studies
Understanding Contemporary European Society
European Integration and Social Change
Migration in EU
Multiculturalism and European Identity
Social Policy of EU
Ideologies and Religions in Europe
European Cultural Integration
Cultural Policy of EU



Diplomatic History of CEECs
Political Systems and Institutions of CEECs
Foreign and Security Policy in CEECs
Economic History of CEECs
Investment Environment in CEECs
Culture and Religion in CEECs
Social Relations in CEECs
CEEC’s Relations with Asia and Korea