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Russian and Eurasian Studies
Take Russian and make your own revolution!
Join the Department of Russian and Eurasian studies as we explore a part of the world that has reshaped history and where history is still being made; the home to peoples and places immensely rich in their cultural, artistic and intellectual achievements. Whether you choose to study the language, literature, history or politics of this vast region, you’ll become part of a close-knit company of students and teachers passionately committed to not only studying, but also experiencing Russia and Eurasia through in-country internships and study abroad. Your life will never be the same. We guarantee it.
Learn more about our small community of dedicated professors and scholars.
Take courses in Russian language and study Russia's achievements in culture, politics, and literature.
Focus on Eurasia, master Russian and better understand Russia's historical role on the Eurasian continent and its impact on non-Russian speaking peoples living in the newly independent states on Russia's borders.
Pursue study abroad and intensive language study programs in Russia, Eurasia, Latvia and elsewhere.
Learn more about summer internships and language study and career opportunities.
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