The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies is Stanford University's hub for the interdisciplinary study of a vast region stretching from the Berlin Wall to the Bering Strait.

CREEES objectives include:

  • training an annual cohort of master’s students in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
  • supporting undergraduate and graduate students throughout campus, especially in regards to funding for research and langauge study
  • hosting renowned area specialists for guest teaching, lectures, and conferences
  • developing endowed lecture series, conferences, and public events
  • promoting language study
  • expanding the area studies curriculum
  • supporting community outreach activities

CREEES is funded by endowments from institutional grants and individual donors, annual operational support from the university, and Title VI funding.