The Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) offers its master’s students an unparalleled opportunity to do scholarly research with experts on Europe and European integration, Central and Southeast Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Renowned for its expertise and research in this field, Carleton also houses a European Union Centre of Excellence.

You can find out more by listening to the Getting To Know EURUS podcast series.

Capital Advantage

In addition to the embassies, consulates and non-governmental organizations located in Ottawa, federal government departments such as Global Affairs Canada, Public Safety Canada and The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada maintain direct relations with Europe, Russia and Eurasia. Close contacts through our professors and alumni with governmental organizations and the diplomatic community benefit our students for internship, co-op, and career opportunities.

Fields of Specialization

  • European and European Union (EU) Studies
  • Russian and Eurasian Studies

Faculty Research Highlights

  • Migration, race, and the late Soviet City (Jeff Sahadeo)
  • Values, interests, and governance structures in EU-Russian relations (Joan DeBardeleben)
  • European economic integration and EU as a global economic power (Crina Viju-Miljusevic)
  • Transnational encounters between Germans and Russians in the 20th century (James Casteel)
  • Public administration and civil society in Russia (Piotr Dutkiewicz)
  • Migration and border control policies in Europe (Martin Geiger)
  • Politics of European integration; democracy and citizenship in the EU (Achim Hurrelmann)
  • Nationalism and authoritarianism in Russia and the former Soviet states (Paul Goode)

Program Information

Length: 2 years

Entry Terms: , ,

Fall Application Deadline: February 1

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Contact: Prof. Crina Viju-Miljusevic

Experiential Learning: Internships, Co-op, Study Abroad

Pathway Options: Research Project, Thesis

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