UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)



SSEES hosts a number of interdisciplinary research centres, groups and funded projects which aim to help us expand our understanding of the region.

Our mission is to create in-depth knowledge of Russia and Eastern Europe in regional, comparative, transnational, and global contexts, and to promote and disseminate an understanding of our region to the wider world; developing multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multi-method approaches to knowledge creation and to teaching; and to enhance the development of area studies at UCL and among the wider academic community. 

Lesbians and much more

Research Centres and Seminar Series

SSEES hosts a large number of Seminar Series and Research Centres, with an aim to disseminate research through a range of events and activity. 


Funded Research Projects

Current and previous Funded Research Projects at UCL SSEES

SSEES Taviton Street

SSEES Research Blog

The SSEES Research blog provides accessible, high-quality analysis and discussion of Central, Eastern and South-East Europe and Russia, drawing on the research of UCL SSEES academics. 

Poland Map

Polish Migration

A collection of resources, profiles and publications for anyone interested in contemporary Polish migration.

Andrew Mellon Foundation

UCL Mellon Programme

The UCL Mellon Programme is a collaboration between UCL and the Andrew W Mellon Foundation of New York 

Berat, Albania

Alexander Nash Albanian Studies Programme

A two-year Fellowship with a research focus on Albania and Albanians.