Five College Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES)

Feature Resources

Amherst Center for Russian Culture
Through the generous gift of Thomas P. Whitney '37, Amherst College has acquired what has generally been considered the world's largest private holding of Russian books, manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals. 

Identities, Cultures and Texts in East-Central Europe
Program Description: Two cities with complicated histories, rich cultures and promising futures will become case studies for this unique opportunity in global education. Among the theoretical foundations of this course will be the ever-shifting paradigm.

Lorna M. Peterson Prize
The Lorna M. Peterson Prize supports scholarly and creative work by undergraduate students taking part in Five College programs. The $500 prize is awarded annually based on nominations from Five College programs.

Semester and Yearlong Programs

Study abroad programs in Russia, Ukraine, and Czech Republic.

Summer Programs

Summer language programs in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.