With the belief that transformative insight comes from all corners of the University community, PIIRS supports innovative work that adds new depth and dimension to Princeton’s research and teaching mission.


With a focus on junior-year travel, PIIRS supports international senior thesis research across disciplines through faculty guidance and funding for research abroad.


Summer Funding

  • The Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies supports summer study of third, fourth or fifth year Russian language,…

Post-Graduate Project

Undergraduate Fellows


Advanced students are invited to explore support for summer research in international and regional studies, advanced language training, and dissertation completion.

Dissertation & Predissertation Research

Dissertation Fellows

  • PIIRS provides fellowships for advanced graduate students whose dissertations are framed in terms of international or regional studies…

  • For qualified Princeton Ph.D. students conducting field work related to China.

Conferences & Workshops


Support for Princeton faculty takes many forms, from teaching opportunties with a travel component to funding and administrative resources.

Course Development

Conferences & Events



Every year, PIIRS invites outstanding scholars from the United States and around the world to be in residence for a variety of visiting positions.