European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium

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The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event since 2002 designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation skills. The event is open to undergraduates from all majors and institutions who have written a research paper from a social science, humanities, or business perspective focusing on the study of Eastern, Western, or Central Europe, the European Union, Russia, or Central Eurasia.

After the initial submission of papers, selected participants are grouped into panels according to their research topics. The participants then give 10- to 15-minute presentations based on their research to a panel of faculty and graduate students. The presentations are open to the public.

VIRTUAL Presentations | Monday - Thursday: April 11 - April 14, 2022

APPLICATIONS DUE: January 23, 2022
NOTIFICATIONS BY: February 14, 2022
FINAL PAPERS DUE: March 28, 2022


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Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies
European Studies Center
University Center for International Studies
Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences


2021 Proceedings







There are many online resources to assist you in preparing your paper for submission to the Symposium. Please note that any major citation style guide (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian) is permitted, so long as the style is appropriate to the academic discipline of the paper.