|Field of Study:||Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies
|Description:||The Central and East European Studies Program is interdisciplinary. It offers courses by faculty members from a number of UM departments that explore past and present issues in the area. The Program brings together students and faculty in disciplines such as Economics, Fine Arts, German and Slavic Studies, History, Political Studies, and Religion.
The disintegration of the former Soviet Union and its satellite countries has altered the social, political, and economic environment of Central and Eastern Europe. Massive political, social, and cultural changes now regularly put the region on the front pages of major newspapers. The transformation of the countries in this region continues to reshape Europe.