Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Chartered in 1991, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) fosters a comprehensive knowledge of the histories, cultures, languages and institutions of these important and rapidly changing regions. In cooperation with Duke University’s CSEEES, UNC CSEEES seeks to accomplish its purpose through a variety of projects and activities.

Programs and activities include:

  • Academic programs including the interdisciplinary Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies (REEES) concentration in the masters’ degree in Global Studies and a graduate certificate in Russian and East European Studies
  • Study abroad opportunities with the UNC faculty-led Burch Field Research Seminar summer program in Austria, Croatia and Bosnia on “The Role of International Organizations in Conflict Resolution and Democracy Building in the Balkans” and third-party programs in Czech Republic, Hungary and Russia
  • Funding opportunities for course development, research and conference travel and small-scale faculty projects
  • Teacher training and public outreach
  • Academic seminars for the military
  • Conferences, workshops, exhibits, films and other cultural events

CSEEES audiences include undergraduate and graduate students, K-12 teachers and instructors at post-secondary institutions, community organizations, the business community, military and media.