About us / Centres


Graphic element for CBEES - the Centre for Baltic and East European StudiesThe Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) is tasked with stimulating, coordinating and developing Södertörn University’s research and doctoral education. It has a particular focus on studies of the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe and conducts its own research.

Since it was founded in 2005, CBEES has become a strong and thriving multidisciplinary research environment. The centre is a hub for cooperation throughout the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe, organising international conferences, seminars and workshops. The researchers’ expertise is in demand both within academia and in public debate. Research in the area is reflected in the international Baltic Worlds journal.

Many international visiting researchers have passed through the centre of the years, and more than 90 doctoral students have studied at BEEGS, the Baltic and East European Graduate School.

Third stream activities

CBEES participates in national and international networks and joint ventures. The centre has developed in-depth cooperation with several centres and institutes for a number of years.

International partnerships

Swedish partnerships

SH DoctorAlumni

SH DoctorAlumni is a network for PhDs who completed their doctorates at Södertörn University.

List of organisations

Approximately 50 organisations, centres and institutions with research that is relevant to the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe are presented and linked to on the Baltic Worlds’ website.

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