The SCEE seeks to expand your intellectual horizons, to equip you with skills to pursue a fulfilling career connected with the region, and to instill a commitment to lifelong learning no matter your future deeper specialization.
SCEE is a very carefully rethought program including elements of history, ethnography, anthropology as well as cultural studies and political science. It gives a broad perspective on the human condition in Central Eastern Europe and explains how changes shape people and societies and how our world came to be. The skills you learn in our classes are valuable in the workplace and essential for undergraduate studies. You will learn how to gather information, analyze and interpret data in complex ways, draw conclusions from evidence, and explain cause and effect.
During 3-year-program you should:
- understand events in their context
- develop strong research and writing skills
- develop strong oral communication and presentation skills
- learn to assess and integrate complex material
- develop and support arguments with evidence
- evaluate conflicting interpretations
- meet people from all over the world (students and Faculty members, including guest lecturers).
This liberal arts training prepares you for a variety of careers and occupations, and gives you the knowledge and understanding to be a global citizen who is fluent in the world of ideas.
Studies in Central and Eastern Europe: Histories, Cultures and Societies is a BA program intended for people who would like to specialize in the history, anthropology, ethnology and political science of the region and includes a broad grounding in the humanities. They enable not only the acquisition of theoretical knowledge, but also the basis for analyzing the phenomenon of the local phenomenon both in the past and in the present.
The program includes classes on history, anthropology, ethnology and political science in Central and Eastern Europe, with particular emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Its scope includes both classes on important substantive issues as well as perfecting research workshop. This liberal arts training prepares you for a variety of careers and occupations and gives you the knowledge and understanding to be a global citizen who is fluent in the world of ideas.
You will work directly with practicing historians, anthropologists, ethnographers, cultural studies specialists who publish in many languages and have Ph.Ds. We are committed to teaching excellence and preparing you for your future. Why? Because Central Europe has always been an arena of encounter and this is also an idea of our studies.