History courses

The list of courses available in 2017-2018 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 (CMxxxx) in the EUR Course Catalog. Also make sure to review the Study Information page for more insights into the workload, grading, rules, etc.

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


  • 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.

Term 1 (11 September - 10 November)

CH2201 - Economic History and International Relations (7.5 ECTS)
CH2207 - Social and Cultural History (7.5 ECTS)
CH2216 - Quantitative Historical Methods (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 (13 November - 2 February)

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)
CH2212 - Economic Crises (7.5 ECTS)
CH2213 - Erasmus and Grotius: Two Great Humanists (7.5 ECTS)
CH3051 - Public Role of Historians (7.5 ECTS)

Term 3 (5 February - 13 April)

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

Term 4 (16 April - 22 June)

CH2204 - Capitalism and Inequality (7.5 ECTS)
CH2211 - Urban History: Rotterdam in Global Perspective (7.5 ECTS)
CH2215 - History Behind Writing (7.5 ECTS)
CH2219 - Mobility and Constructing Identities in the Context of Globalization (7.5 ECTS)

Resit Period: 25 June - 20 July

Registration Procedure

Registration to our courses goes through a Course Registration Form, which will be open in specific periods at the top of this page.
The application deadline for Spring semester (term 3 and 4) was 8 January 2018. It's no longer possible to register for courses.