The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill features a robust Russian studies program, housed in the Department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures. The program offers a full-service undergraduate curriculum in Russian language, literature, and culture. Both a major and minor in Russian are offered. Our Russian-language courses emphasize communication and self-expression. Authentic cultural materials including film and music help you to reach your learning goals under the guidance of experienced and dedicated instructors. Courses on literature, film, and culture will engage you in the study of the Russian civilization in all its vibrancy and complexity.
Additionally, the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies serves as a resource for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in diverse disciplines and promotes interdisciplinary knowledge. In addition to directly supporting teaching, research, and public outreach activities, the Center is home to the Russian, Eurasian and East European Track in Global Studies MA Program. The Center works closely with the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, the Curriculum in Global Studies, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, and the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense, as well as other units on campus to provide innovative learning experiences. In conjunction with the UNC Study Abroad Ofﬁce, CSEEES has helped develop and supports study abroad programs in Bosnia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Russia.