Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Prospective Students

The European and Eurasian Studes (EES) MA program provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding Europe and Eurasia and the interactions between these two regions and the wider global community. The program features a combination of academic and practical skills, and students can choose one of many professional specialization fields to fit their interests and goals, including international security policy, international education, and international organization, diplomacy, and globalization.

Visiting the Elliott School

There are several options for visiting the Elliott School. The Office of Graduate Admissions offers information sessions at 11:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. During the approximately one hour session you will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Elliott School programs as well as the application process. In addition, campus tours are offered to prospective graduate students three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12:30 pm.

If you would like to register for an information session or campus tour, please use this form to do so and indicate "campus tour" or "information session" under event type.

While you are on campus, you may also want to consider attending one of our many public events, such as film screenings, forums and lectures about current events. Click here for a complete listing of IERES events.

Information on applying to the program and visiting the Elliott School can be found at the Elliott School Office of Graduate Admissions website.

Events

The First International Conference on Uyghur Studies:History, Culture and Society
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 25-27, 2014

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News

Associate Director Cory Welt was interviewed on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Russia, and U.S. policy. Read the transcripts here and here.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes a policy memo for PONARS on the Kremlin's views on Russia's European identity.

Dr. Eliot Sorel will co-chair the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress on innovation in primary care mental health.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments about the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in GW Today.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article about Russian nationalists fighting in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung is quoted by Bloomberg regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors article on Russia's foreign energy policy.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about the Russian media landscape in the The Elliott School of International Affairs' Beyond the Headlines series.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung publishes the 2014 report on Russia for Freedom House's Nations in Transit.

Associate Director Cory Welt authors a piece on Petro Poroshenko's victory in Ukraine's presidential elections

Assistant Director Robert Orttung blogs about Russian media.

Associate Director Cory Welt authors book chapter on the historical origins of the Abkhazian and South Ossetian conflicts.

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded research grant and Robert K. Merton Award from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research.

Director Peter Rollberg authors article on politics and Russian miniseries.

Director Peter Rollberg reviews Kazakh filmmaker Adelkhan Yerzhanov's The Constructors.

Professor Hope Harrison authors book chapter on German memory of the Berlin Wall.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on national identity and Russian television.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Uzbekistan's and Tajikistan's policy toward Afghanistan.

Professor Henry Hale co-authors article on Putin and Russian elections.

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