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A checklist for admission to the program

To apply to WEST, please go online through the Indiana University Graduate School at and send the following documents to our office:

  • Application form (online submission)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (online submission)
  • Official Transcripts mailed to

    Indiana University Bloomington
    West European Studies
    Ballantine Hall 542
    Bloomington, IN 47405

  • Personal Statement (submitted with online application)
  • Academic Writing Sample (please do not exceed 10 pages) email to
  • Statement of West European language skills and experience (submitted with online application)
  • GRE scores ; IU institution code is 1324
  • TOEFL scores (for international students) IU institution code is 1324

The Graduate School publishes January 15 as the application deadline, but WEST functions on a rolling admission deadline. For priority funding, applications should be received by January 15 for fall, September 1 for spring, and January 1 for summer. Deadline for International Admissions is December 1. Applications are reviewed by a faculty committee.

Apply now:

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Ballantine Hall 542
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 855-3280
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