The CGES Library is designed to provide access to scientific literature in following research areas:

  • Europe
  • European Studies
  • European Integration
  • European Ethnology
  • Modern theories in sociology, ethnology and political science 
  • Multiculturalism, Ethnic Differences, Migration 
  • Welfare State
  • Urban Studies, Sociology of Space
  • Development and Transformation Studies 
  • Empirical Research Methods in Social Sciences

The Library fund possesses books in German, English and Russian languages.
Special area of Library Activities should be the collaboration with MA “Studies in European Societies” of the SPbU, providing reading material for the seminars and support for students working on their master theses.

The Library is also open for everyone interested in social sciences.

Terms of Library Access:
To borrow books from the library a pledge of 500 rub is necessary, that will be returned fully after the return of the book.


Irina Rychkova

Tel.: 324 0885