How to Apply

How to apply

Please apply online. With the exception of the application fee, all materials should be sent directly to the REEI admissions secretary:

Russian and East European Institute
Indiana University
Global and International Studies Building
355 North Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105
Phone: (812) 855-7309
Fax: (812) 855-6411

International students

International students must apply to International Admissions using the International online application. The deadline for international applications is December 1. All supporting materials should be sent to:

International Admissions
300 N. Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405

For more information, contact International Admissions at or call (812) 855-9086.

What belongs in your application file

A complete application file consists of the following:

  • Graduate School Application for Admission and Financial Aid.
  • Statement of Purpose (300-500 words) concerning your interests and aspirations.
  • Three letters of recommendation (forms supplied, but not required).
  • One official transcript from each college or university previously attended.
  • Official copy (sent electronically) of the Graduate Record Examination General Test. You may submit a photocopy with your application to ensure that your file is completed in time.
  • REEI does not require that applicants submit a writing sample or resume/CV. These items may be submitted, if an applicant chooses, and there is no required format or minimum or maximum length. There is also is no guarantee that the admissions will read these documents.
  • Application fee of $70.00 paid by credit card online.