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Research A-Z ~ European

For the month of April, we have highlighted some of the 225+ genealogy and research courses offered at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. There are a variety of themes and topics to choose from. Hopefully, we will feature some courses that you were not aware of and pique your interest to explore further.


Currently, there are 45 European countries. Although The National Institute does not have courses to cover all of those countries yet, we do offer quite a few with more planned for the future. Note: The English, Scottish, Irish, and related courses will be featured in future blog posts.

Our European Research courses include:
Research: Austro-Hungarian Ancestors
Research: Danish Ancestors
Research: Dutch Ancestors in the Netherlands
Research: Eastern European Ancestors
Research: Jewish Ancestors
Research: Polish Ancestors
Research: Scandinavian Ancestors
Research: Slovak Ancestors-Part 1
Research: Slovak Ancestors-Part 2
Research: South African Ancestors Including Military Records
Research: Ukrainian Ancestors

European Packages and Certificates

Eastern European Records Certificate (see more details below)
German Records Certificate (watch for an upcoming blog post on German courses)
Italian Records Certificate (watch for an upcoming blog post on Italian courses)

Eastern European Records Courses

Basic Level 
Eastern European: Introduction to Research for North Americans 
Eastern European: Languages & Alphabets 
Eastern European: Locating Places 
Eastern European: Understanding Migration Patterns

Intermediate Level 
Eastern European: Austrian-Hungarian, German & Russian Empires: Chronology 
Eastern European: Church Records 
Eastern European: Civil Registration Records 
Eastern European: Other Records…Including Census, Land, Military & Tax 
Eastern European: Record Repositories

Advanced Level 
Eastern European: Onsite Research in the Ancestral Homeland 
Eastern European: Problem Solving 

Eastern European Records Packages

Eastern European Records – Basic Level – 4 Courses
Eastern European Records – Intermediate Level – 5 Courses
Eastern European Records – Advanced Level – 2 Courses
Eastern European Records – Complete – 11 Courses

Eastern European Records Certificates
A list of the Eastern European Records Certificate courses can be viewed here.

Eastern European Certificate – Basic Level – 9 Courses
Eastern European Certificate – Intermediate Level – 9 Courses
Eastern European Certificate – Advanced Level – 7 Courses 
Eastern European Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 Courses
Eastern European and DNA Certificate – 40 Courses 
Eastern European and Professional Development Certificate – 46 Courses

Additional Course Packages
Lastly, you can customize your own package of courses. This is especially helpful if you have already completed some of the Eastern European Record courses. Register for the balance of the courses needed to complete your desired certificate.

Course Package – 4 Courses 
Course Package – 7 Courses 
Course Package – 8 Courses 
Course Package – 10 Courses 
Course Package – 13 Courses

Research A-Z 

European Records cover a wide region, and represent ethnic origins of many ancestors as they migrated and emigrated or immigrated to various other regions for a variety of reasons. Identifying your ancestral homeland can potentially open a whole new area of research; Learn where to search and what records are available to assist you in documenting your family history.
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers quality online education with over 225+ courses to choose from. Some of our courses are topic/country-specific, or provide insight into research methodology, while others are skill-building courses to maximize your research time. The first Monday of a new month means another rotation of courses will start. Most courses feature 6 modules over an 8-week period, easily adapted to most busy schedules. Many courses have been bundled into packages to provide discount options. Take a look at our course calendar and see which courses will accomplish your genealogical education goals. Register today! 
Visit our website for a complete list of online courses offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Check our Course Calendar here. List of Packages available here.
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