48 months
54652 USD/year
54652 USD/year
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The Department of History offers a variety of courses dealing with the political, social, diplomatic, intellectual, economic, and cultural history of the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa, from the early medieval period to the present. The History - European History programme is offered at the University of Pennsylvania.


Key facts:

  • The History - European History programme is offered at the History - European History.
  • The department seeks to give undergraduates both specific mastery of particular times, places, and aspects of the human condition and the critical skills to think historically about both long-term and modern phenomena, emphasizing the dynamics of change and continuity over time. The History Department at the University of Pennsylvania has a long tradition of distinction. 
  • Beginning as one of the first programs in the United States to offer doctoral study in history, the department continues to pioneer new areas of scholarship. In the last twenty years, faculty members of the departments in American, European, and World history have assumed a leading role in introducing and promoting new varieties of historical research and writing. Today, no other institution surpasses the Penn history department's coverage of social history or equals the distinction of its faculty in that field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergence of Modern Europe
  • Making and Breaking European Hegemony
  • Early Modern Europe 1450-1750
  • Europe 1789-1914
  • Europe since 1945
  • Discover the Middle Ages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application & Penn-specific Essay
  • Official High School Transcript
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Academic Teacher Evaluations (2)
  • Early Decision Agreement (only if applying for Early Decision)
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Final Report
  • SAT or ACT
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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