German, Russian and Ukrainian languages and cultures
Whether you want to build your language and cultural skills or prepare to live and work abroad, Germanic and Slavic studies can help you understand your place in the world.
Studying language and culture helps us recognize the richness offered by the diversity found in our communities and around the world.—Dr. Helga Thorson, Chair, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
Our programs promote critical inquiry, engage multiple voices and inspire creative expression.
We offer language courses in German, Russian and Ukrainian, and we explore film, literature and cultural studies that introduce you to the histories, cultures and current events of Germanic and Slavic countries.