Teaching on European themes within the Department of Politics and International Relations takes the following forms:


We are very keen to attract good graduate students to undertake research towards PhD and may be able to offer funded studentships. For more information, please contact the department's Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Julia Gallagher.

Masters degrees in the Department of Politics and International Relations

The department's offers a wide range of Masters degrees to which CEP staff contribute. More details can be found here.

BA Hons European and International Studies

Dr Giacomo Benedetto holds a prestigious Jean Monnet Chair which supports the teaching of EU politics at Royal Holloway. Dr Benedetto teaches on the core units of the undergraduate degree in European and International Studies. European and International Studies aims to promote the understanding of the development, workings, policies and limitations of European institutions and to promote awareness of the major social, political and economic trends affecting contemporary Europe.

We also foster the development of advanced linguistic skills in at least one of French, German, Italian or Spanish, in order to facilitate an in-depth knowledge of the history and society of one of these cultures. For more information please refer to the European and International Studies website.