When you choose to study with our department, the world of East European Languages and Cultures opens to you. Whether you wish to satisfy a requirement with a single intriguing class or are considering a more extensive journey, we welcome you and offer access to the rich heritage of Slavic and East European studies.
Our department explores the languages, cultures, literatures, and cinemas of the Slavic and East European nations. Our faculty have lived, traveled, and studied in Central and Eastern Europe, bringing a wealth of lived experience and academic expertise to their teaching. Most classes are small, fostering collegiality and access to instructors for focused engagement. Many of the students who pursue a major in our department spend time abroad during their undergraduate career.