History courses

The list of courses available in 2018-2019 are listed below, per term.

More information on the content of the course can be found by searching for the course on the basis of the course code (CHxxxx) in the EUR Course Catalog. Also make sure to review the Study Information page for more insights into the workload, grading, rules, etc. The course descriptions and timetables for 2018-2019 will be updated in Mid-July.

Instructions on how to register will be sent to you by your ESHCC exchange coordinator.

Registration for courses of 2017-2018 is no longer possible, the deadline has expired.


  • History and Arts & Culture Studies exchange students should follow at least 50% of their total number of courses within the History and/or Arts & Culture Studies
  • Students who study History (or History related programs) as their major, have priority.
  • We have a limited number of spots for exchange students per course.

Term 1 (10 September - 9 November 2018)

CH2201 - Economic History and International Relations (7.5 ECTS)
CH2207 - Social and Cultural History (7.5 ECTS)
MINESHCC-8 2016 - Fashion Industry (15 ECTS); see this page for more information - there is only one spot available in this and will be for a Media & Communication exchange student.

Term 2 (12 November 2018 - 8 February 2019)

CH2202 - International Business and Nation-States (7.5)
CH2208 - Historical Representation and Imagination (7.5)
Tutorials in English or Dutch, choose one
CH2209 - Total War (7.5 ECTS)
CH2215 - History behind Writing (7.5 ECTS)
CH2220 - History and Theory of International Economic Relations (7.5 ECTS)
CH2213 - Erasmus and Grotius on Islam and Judaism (7.5 ECTS)
CH3051 - The Public Role of Historians (7.5 ECTS)

Term 3 (11 February - 12 April 2019)

CH2203 - Emerging Economies and Global Labour (7.5 ECTS)
CH2205 - Migration, Citizenship and Identity in Global History (7.5 ECTS)

Term 4 (15 April - 21 June 2019)

CH2204 - Capitalism and Inequality (7.5 ECTS)
CH2211 - Urban History: Rotterdam in Global Perspective (7.5 ECTS)
CH2219 - Mobility and Constructing Identities in the Context of Globalization (7.5 ECTS)

Resit Period: 24 June - 12 July 2019

Registration Procedure

Registration to our courses goes through a Course Registration Form. De registration dates will be announced:
Fall semester: Mid-July to Mid-August
Spring semester: December