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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Slavonic and East European Studies

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) has the largest concentration of specialists in the UK engaged in training and research on Central, Eastern and South-East Europe, the Baltics and Russia, in four exciting programme areas: Economics and Business; History; Languages and Culture; Politics and Sociology. With its dedicated library, award-winning building and a range of national and international connections, SSEES is in a unique position to offer students a stimulating environment and a combination of disciplinary and interdisciplinary programmes. At SSEES, graduates can acquire the expertise and skills sought after by employers, including an unparalled range of languages.

Student/staff ratios

  • 70 staff
  • 200 taught students
  • 90 research students


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Student View

"UCL offers access to the policy world and opportunities to get involved (often via paid work) in conferences, workshops and training courses run by the graduate school."

Imogen Wade

Degree: MPhil/PhD

Staff View

"I value the opportunity to see my own subject from very different perspectives in my exchanges with students and colleagues, whose standpoints are defined by their different experiences and approaches."

Professor Wendy Bracewell

Professor of Southeast European History