Germanic and Slavic Studies

Life-changing conversations

Life-changing conversations

Grapple with new ideas and work through your thoughts as part of your learning experience, both in and out of the classroom.

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Research-inspired teaching

Research-inspired teaching

Embark on your journey to learn about a new language and culture, be it your interest in Russian, German or Ukrainian.

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Exciting and friendly fnvironment

Exciting and friendly environment

Work together to acquire language and cultural literacy skills, and engage in critical conversations.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Focus on the intersections of language and culture.

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Collaborative mentorship

Collaborative mentorship

Experience small seminars, personalized mentoring, high success rates for fellowships, and a supportive research environment in our MA program in Germanic and Slavic Studies.

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A welcoming atmosphere

A welcoming atmosphere

Congratulations to the Department’s administrative assistant, Irina Gavrilova, who is the recipient of the 2015 Humanities Staff Excellence Award.

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German, Russian and Ukrainian languages and culture

Whether you want to build your language and cultural proficiency or prepare to live and work abroad, you will find that we provide a rigorous and supportive learning environment that will help you achieve your goals. The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies offers classes in German, Russian and Ukrainian as well as a wide array of courses in film, literature and cultural studies.

Check out our 2015-16 course offerings for Germanic Studies and Slavic Studies.

Please feel free to contact one of our advisors to find out more about our programs, watch the videos below about our undergraduate and graduate programs, or read about our students adventures studying and working abroad.