Graduate Resources

Here are some of the resources available on campus for Graduate students:

The Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ​​​​​​

  • The library has more than 14 million volumes, making it the largest public university collection in the world. Among its most notable collections are the holdings in Slavic and East European literature and history. More

Summer Research Laboratory

  • Since 1973, the Slavic and East European Library has been the focal point of the University of Illinois Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe. More

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) 

  • The federally-funded REEEC (established in 1959) co-sponsors events, organizes conferences, presents several scholarly lecture series, and administers grants available to graduate students. More

The Russian Studies Circle

  • The Russian Studies Circle, or kruzhok, brings together faculty and graduate students working on Russian literature, culture, history, anthropology, and the visual arts. More

Slavic Review

  • Since 1996, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been home to the Slavic Review, a premier journal of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies and the membership journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. More

The European Union Center (EUC)

  • EUC, established in fall 1998 through a grant from the European Commission, is another federally-funded National Resource Center that supports the activities of the Slavic Department. More

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

  • The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities promotes interdisciplinary study in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The IPRH grants fellowships to UIUC faculty and graduate student . More

The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

  • The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory is an interdisciplinary program that, for many years, has been at the forefront of debates within the US academy about poststructuralism and cultural studies, Marxism and postcolonial theory, and the politics of disciplinarity and knowledge production. More