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 Russia, 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...Learn More About Us
Two Department Affiliates Honored in Russia
Books by former graduate student Maya Kucherskaia and Adjunct Professor Vladimir Papernyj have both been shortlisted among the thirteen books singled out for recognition in the sixteenth...
Russian Flagship Senior wins Boren Award, State Department Internship
UCLA senior Joseph Matveyenko. (Photo provided by student.) By Peggy McInerny, Director of Communications | UCLA International Institute, June 9, 2021 Joseph Matveyenko (UCLA 2021) will graduate from...
Congratulations Class of 2021!
On behalf of the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, we congratulate the Class of 2021!