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At the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), our primary mission is to promote and support the study of Europe and Eurasia through research, courses, events, and publications. The Institute’s hallmarks are combining academic rigor with policy engagement, promoting interdisciplinary perspectives, and recognizing that Europe, Russia, and Eurasia cannot be understood in isolation from each other or from global trends.



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IERES is on the Rise

Ranked #1

University-Affiliated Regional Studies Center in the U.S.

Events Per Academic Year

World-Class Faculty Members

Visiting Scholars & Fellows



Our Programs

The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies is home to many influential programs including PONARS-Eurasia, the Central Asia Program, the Arctic Research Coordination Network and others. These programs promote and produe high-qaulity academic research and bring together the policy, academic, diplomatic and busines communities to examine contemporary issues in Europe, Eurasia, Central Asia and around the world. 

Explore Our Programs

 Click below to explore the many programs that call the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies home. 

PONARS Eurasia

Central Asia Program

Arctic Research


 Our Publications

IERES faculty and visiting scholars are actively engaged in research on vital issues facing Europe and Eurasia. Their research appears regularly in prize-winning books, articles in leading journals, and important media outlets. In addition, the institute is home to several online platforms for scholars from around the world.

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