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The Department of Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies offers a full array of language, culture, literature, and linguistics courses for students interested in 10+ languages. Beyond our BA programs and study abroad opportunities, we offer Masters and Doctorate degrees in Slavic linguistics and literary studies, as well as a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies.

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Russian Online for High School Students

Interested high school students can also sign up for a one-year, grant-funded introductory college level Russian sequence taught online through KU for to take free of charge. This program is funded thanks to the U.S. Russian Foundation


Department News

The Max Kade Center for German-American Studies at the University of Kansas will host the touring exhibition “THOMAS MANN: DEMOCRACY WILL WIN” from August 14th to September 15th. This exhibition is organized by Literaturhaus München and VATMH and is realized with the generous support of the…

Nadya Tolokonnikova

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Department of Slavic, German & Eurasian Studies is hosting Russian musician, conceptual artist, political activist and founder of Pussy Riot, Nadya Tolokonnikova, at 6 p.m. April 4.

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