School of Slavonic & East European Studies

UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies
UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies

UCL SSEES is one of the world's leading institutes specialising in Central, Eastern, South-Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia. Our faculty are uniquely distinguished in their research, teaching and professional activities and we offer distinctive BA, MA and PhD programmes in: Economics & Business, History, Languages & Culture, and Politics & Sociology. SSEES also leads the inter-university Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS), the International Masters in Economy, State, and Society (IMESS), participates in the FP7 network project, ANTICORRP and runs the UCL Mellon Programme.

In 2015, SSEES will celebrate its centenary. A range of events and celebrations will be taking place, further details of which can be found on our  Centenary webpages.


Passionate Politics

A new research group called ‘Passionate Politics’ has been set up by Tim Beasley-Murray (UCL SSEES), Prof Axel Körner (UCL History), Dr Uta Staiger (UCL European Institute), Dr Dina Gusejnova (Queen Mary) and the UCL Centre for Transnational History.

Published: Nov 14, 2014 10:22:31 AM


AHRC PhD studentships in Russian, Slavonic & East European Languages and Culture

The Center for East European Language-Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) invites applications for PhD Studentships in any area of Russian, Slavonic and East European languages and culture. More...

Published: Nov 10, 2014 11:45:55 AM


Platform Ukraine Themes

Platform Ukraine - Energy Influences

With the temporary winter gas agreement between Russia and Ukraine and increasing possibilities that the conflict in the East will escalate again, the newly elected Ukrainian government has to address raising concerns about the energy independence.

Starts: Nov 20, 2014 6:00:00 AM

Language books

SSEES 100: Call for papers: The Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages

The significance of the title ‘The Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages’ is twofold: first, it alludes to politics and foreign languages in education, and second, to the politics of teaching and learning languages. More...

Starts: Nov 20, 2014 5:00:00 PM