The site provides information about the School, its teaching and research activities. Main research areas include Modern Political Theory and European Politics, as well as more specific topics as sustainability, political parties, Southeast Europe and the Eurasian Studies Network. The School is also home to a University Research Centre engaged in active research on the Remaking of Europe. For each research project’s and centers’ webpages, SPIRE online provides a large amount of up-to-date information and full text material – such as working papers and research reports – available for downloading in Word and pdf formats. References and information on publications are also offered. A local search engine covers the whole SPIRE web pages, with keyword options and a choice between long or short results. In general, this website provides a simple design and a friendly approach for users of any level of expertise.