Grad Program: MA in International and Regional Studies – Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies (University of Michigan)

Deadline: December 15, 2021

The University of Michigan welcomes applications for our MIRS: REEE Studies Specialization. Please note the deadline is December 15!

The Masters in International and Regional Studies (MIRS) Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies specialization is designed for students with an interest in engaging in interdisciplinary research and training on Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. Students choose to focus their studies on humanities, social sciences, and professional coursework related to Russia, Eastern Europe, and/or Eurasia.

Anchored in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES), the MIRS REEES specialization draws upon CREES’s depth of scholarship and research. CREES has over 50 affiliated faculty members from all across the University of Michigan, including from 17 departments in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and from 9 professional schools, including: Architecture and Urban Planning; Art and Design; Business; Environment and Sustainability; Law; Medicine; Music, Theatre & Dance; Public Health; and Public Policy. CREES affiliated faculty are area specialists and visiting scholars who offer more than 150 courses each year on the business, cultures, demography, economics, history, languages, law, literatures, politics, public policy, and social organization of the region.

Funding opportunities include the FLAS Fellowships (Deadline: January 15) as well as the following sources:

The annual application deadline is December 15. See the MIRS Admissions page for more information.

Thanks for your help in spreading the word! Please feel free to contact CREES Senior Program Specialist Liz Malinkin,, if you have questions.