School of Slavonic & East European Studies

SSEES students in Krakow library
SSEES students in Krakow library

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.


Provost's Teaching Award

Congratulations to Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi who has won the Provost’s Teaching Award under the category Staff at the Beginning of their Careers. More...

Published: Nov 28, 2014 4:18:00 PM

PhD for CEELBAS Administrator

 Congratulations to James Perkins, CEELBAS Administrator at SSEES. More...

Published: Nov 28, 2014 4:16:48 PM


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“The European Security Continuum: Inside-Out or Outside-In?” Dr Alistair Shepherd (University of Aberystwyth)

In his talk, Dr Shepherd will argue that the views of the EU as a distinctive international security provider are being challenged by the blurring of the traditional internal-external security divide and the emergence of a European security continuum, which transcends geographic and bureaucratic boundaries.

Starts: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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Clandestine Emigration and the Trafficked Subject in Late Imperial Russia

Between 1880 and 1917, over two million Russian subjects emigrated across the empire's western borders, most clandestinely as a result of the Tsarist state's de jure criminalization of emigration.

Starts: Dec 1, 2014 6:00:00 PM