School of Slavonic & East European Studies

IMESS students in Budapest
IMESS students in Budapest

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 is celebrating its centenary. A range of events and celebrations are taking place, further details of which can be found on our Centenary webpages.

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Leverhulme Network Grant Awarded to SSEES Academic

Bojan Aleksov, lecturer in Modern Southeast European History, and SSEES were awarded a Leverhulme Network Grant of £90,886 as part of consortium for the project "A Transnational Approach to Resistance in Europe, 1936-48".

Published: Jul 6, 2015 12:43:18 PM

Grant for the Library

The Library has been awarded £1,991 by the UCL European Institute to develop its resource guide to the crisis in Ukraine. More...

Published: Jun 29, 2015 4:30:32 PM

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(Other people's) Hindsight is a wonderful thing: Tips on surviving early career academia from postdocs for PhDs

This Tuesday 7 July, SSEES is hosting an informal two-hour symposium on ‘surviving early career academia’. Ten current postdocs (from UCL, LSE, KCL, Queen Mary and Birkbeck) will share their top practical tips on how to prepare for the academic job market during a PhD, and successfully apply for fellowships.  More...

Starts: Jul 7, 2015 5:00:00 PM


At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

This two day conference, hosted by Martyn Rady at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies welcomes a group of Romanian doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, who will join together in a conference on Europe and on the respective places of Britain and Romania in the larger trends of European history. The discussion will be joined both by established Romanian researchers and by prominent British historians. More...

Starts: Jul 10, 2015 9:00:00 AM