The Center for Russian and East European Studies

The Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) at the University of Pittsburgh is an interdisciplinary center focused on Central and Eastern Europe and the successor states of the Soviet Union. As a Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) funded by the US Department of Education, REES plays a critical role in promoting regionally focused scholarship and teaching on Pitt’s campus and raising knowledge and awareness about our part of the world among wider communities in the Pittsburgh area and beyond.

Events

Certificates
The Center for Russian and East European Studies offers certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students in both Russian and East European Studies and European Studies. Learn more >
Project GO
Project GO scholarships from the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies provide full scholarships to ROTC students enrolled at any accredited college or... Learn more >
Graduate Conference
The Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA) is committed to the advancement of research on the societies, politics, cultures, and international relations of Eastern... Learn more >
Undergraduate Symposium
The Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) is an annual event since 2002 designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities,... Learn more >
Summer Language Institute
The University of Pittsburgh’s Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) has offered intensive summer language courses for over 25 years.  With a focus on... Learn more >
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