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Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

The Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES) program offers students advanced knowledge of the languages, arts, literatures, histories, societies, politics, and cultures of Russia, Ukraine, the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and countries of the West Slavic (Poland, Czech Republic) and South Slavic (Balkan) regions. This broad geographical region is home to rich and diverse cultures that have had an enormous impact on world civilization. It is central to strategic, political, economic, cultural, and environmental issues of the present and future.  KU's program is interdisciplinary and draws on over 35 faculty members and courses from 12 different KU departments and schools.
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Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

The Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES) program offers students a broad background in the languages, arts, literatures, histories, politics, and cultures of Russia, Ukraine, the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and countries of the West Slavic (Poland, Czech Republic) and South Slavic (Balkan) regions. The program is interdisciplinary and draws on over 45 faculty members and courses from 14 different KU departments and schools.


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