University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (MA)

University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:European Studies/Civilization
Russian Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $6,210


The Master of Arts program in European and Russian Affairs (MA ERA) is designed to provide a well-rounded education in European, Russian, and Eurasian affairs for students who wish to pursue professional, non-academic careers in areas such as government and diplomacy, journalism, business, and teaching. The programs also enrich and broaden the base of knowledge of beginning graduate students considering any PhD-level study with a specialization in the European and Russian areas.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants must hold a four-year BA, or its equivalent. Successful applicants will be expected to have attained an academic average of B+ or better in their most recent year of undergraduate work. At least some of the work in the program is based on the study of original texts and presupposes a reading knowledge of a language relevant to the program. Applicants should have a minimum of one academic year of study in a relevant language and are urged to undertake additional language training in the summer preceding entry to the program.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 08, 2023