The Centre for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS) is a multidisciplinary centre for research and teaching at the University of Tartu (UT), Estonia. It serves as a contact point for scholars, students and experts who share an interest in the evolving relationship between the European Union and the Russian Federation. CEURUS coordinates and sponsors a variety of activities related to research, teaching and public outreach. Building on Tartu’s long history as a meeting place of ideas and cultures at the border of Europe and Russia, the Centre welcomes international students into its study programmes and is open to cooperation with scholars from both the East and the West.

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2014 EUBORDERREGIONS Conference on the EU's external frontiers in Tartu […]

Public lecture

6 Oct -- Elena Belokurova will provide a unique insight into the 2014 municipal elections […]

International Conference

24 November -- CEURUS co-organises International conference on Russian power politics with B […]

Start of the CEURUS Summer School

Students arriving for the CEURUS Summer School sing their national anthem at the airport […]