Mission statement

Committed to academic excellence, interdisciplinary exchange and international cooperation, the Centre for Eurasian and Russian Studies has four interrelated objectives:

  • To conduct high-quality research relevant to Russian, East European and Eurasian studies, combining methodological skills with in-depth knowledge of the realities on the ground;
  • To conduct instruction and training in the field of Eurasian and Russian studies at all levels of study;
  • To convert research expertise to applied research, policy advice and consulting;
  • To provide input and stimulus to societal debates.