Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
The KU Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES) program offers a multidisciplinary understanding of a broad geographical region that stretches from Eastern Europe to Central Asia.
REES students take courses in language, arts, science, history, geography, economics, and cultures of the REES world area. They learn about global topics like migration, human trafficking, environmental policy, democracy development, human rights, natural resource management, and international affairs, as these issues relate to the REES region. The degree may be customized according to the student's interests and career goals.
REES Major and Minor degree options are available. Students majoring in REES will combine area studies courses with one of the following REES-area languages: Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Tajik/Farsi, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur and Yiddish. There is no language requirement for the minor.