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.



SSEES REF2014 Results

The Acting Director of SSEES is pleased to report good news regarding the SSEES REF2014 submission. The REF - Research Excellence Framework (REF) - is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. More...

Published: Dec 18, 2014 11:47:15 AM

Where To Go In Europe

Where to Go in Europe by Wendy Bracewell and Alex Drace-Francis 

In this anthology of travellers' accounts of confronting the problem of where to go while on the road, the loos of Europe provide a place for a variety of travellers to ponder.  More...

Published: Dec 16, 2014 4:00:40 PM


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: Dec 15, 2014 5:00:00 PM

LGBT Eastern European Seminar

Seminar: Central and Eastern European LGBT migrants in London

Many Central and Eastern European countries still fail to protect its LGBT citizens from stigma, discrimination and violence, which are believed to be main reasons why LGBT people from this region decide to migrate to the UK. More...

Starts: Jan 15, 2015 6:00:00 PM