Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies departmental information

The University of Michigan Center for Russian,  East European, and Eurasian  Studies is dedicated to advancing and disseminating interdisciplinary knowledge about the peoples, nations, and cultures of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Eurasia, past and present. A constituent unit of the International Institute since 1993 and affiliate of the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia since 2008, CREES is a long-time recipient of federal education funding as a National Resource Center for this broad world area.  It is one of the nation's leading institutes for interdisciplinary research and training on Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.

The undergraduate curriculum in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies offers broad, interdisciplinary training for students who wish to acquire extensive knowledge of a country or countries of the former Soviet Union and East Central Europe. Proficiency in a language of the region is an important component of the REES concentration.


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