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At UNC, there are several university-sponsored and student-run organizations on campus dedicated to supporting the study of Russian language. Please see below for relevant and related organizations. Find other related organizations here.



Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies

CSEEES is one of six area studies centers at UNC dedicated to help promote the study of Slavic, Eurasian, and East European studies. The Center serves as a resource for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in diverse disciplines and promotes interdisciplinary knowledge.

Russian Studies Forum

The Russian Studies Forum is a student-run organization designed to provide professional, academic, and cultural programming to support Russian-language learners and speakers from all over the world.

Slavic Club at Carolina

The Slavic Club at Carolina is a student-run club that aims to merge student life and academics under Slavic culture. Academically, Slavic Club works with the Center for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures to bring a conclusive experience of culture, politics, and language.



Office of Vice Provost of Global Affairs

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA) has primary responsibility for shaping and implementing the University’s global strategy while supporting global activity across campus. Units that report to the vice provost for global affairs include the Diplomacy Initiative, Global Research Institute, International Student and Scholar Services, and Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center.

Triangle Institute for Security Studies

The Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS) is a cross-campus consortium dedicated to the study of national and international security. TISS is made up of four universities in North Carolina’s Research Triangle: Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. TISS promotes interdisciplinary research and collaboration between scholars, students, and practitioners, along with public engagement on critical matters of national and international security.