The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is an interdisciplinary forum for teaching and research on Southeastern Europe. In addition to a comprehensive teaching program and research projects, the centre also regularly organizes events for an academic and a general audience on Southeastern Europe.


Call for Applications: Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in Southeastern European Studies - University of Graz and University of Belgrade

Deadline: 15 March 2015

The University of Graz and the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (FPS) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s programme in Southeastern European Studies (

This two year MA program is conducted in English as a joint degree between our universities, and the fifth generation commences in October 2015.

Review "Histories of 1914. Debates and Use of Origins of World War One in Southeastern Europe"

The annual conference of the Centre for Southeast European Studies was devoted to the remembrance of World War One in Southeastern Europe and brought more than forty scholars to the University of Graz. Scholarly contributions covered papers on public memory and commemoration, illustrating the varieties in national historiographies of WWI in the region.

Academic Mentoring of the "Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations" research project

The Centre for Southeast European Studies is pleased to assume to role of an academic mentor in the implementation of the research project "Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations" prepared within the framework of the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP), implemented by the University of Fribourg upon a mandate of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

BiEPAG presentation in Brussels: European Integration of the Balkans

The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group latest policy brief was presented on 1 December at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs office in Brussels by Hedvig Morvai, Marko Kmezic and Florian Bieber. Corina Stratulat (EPC), Dusan Reljic (SWP) and Simone Mordue (European Commission) served as discussants. The lively debate focused on the critical assesment of the state of play of the EU elargement to the Western Balkans, as well as the prospects of pushing the reform agenda in the region forward?