Founded in 1948, the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures is one of the oldest and most prominent programs in its field in the United States. The program provides students with a comprehensive education in the languages, literatures, cultures, and history of Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia. Students are encouraged to pursue their intellectual curiosity and develop analytical skills that will make them competitive in today’s job market. In a society that becomes progressively more diverse, the department encourages its students to become global citizens by giving them the opportunity to gain insight on one...Learn More About Us
Interested in Learning Czech?
Are you a UCLA student who interested in learning Czech? Do you want to learn Czech for travel, study abroad, research, communication with your relatives or simply...
The Department Welcomes Visiting Associate Professor Igor Pilshchikov
The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Igor Pilshchikov to the faculty. Dr. Pilshchikov joins the department as a Visiting Associate Professor. Dr. Pilshchikov is...
The high-achieving students of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program
The UCLA Russian Flagship Program is not for slackers. The five-year program aims to produce graduates with “superior proficiency” in Russian. That is, graduates who can carry...
The Department Welcomes Assistant Professor Vadim Shneyder
The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Vadim Shneyder to the faculty. Dr. Shneyder joins the department as an Assistant Professor after having finished his...