Why Slavic?

At Princeton, students have access to a wide range of courses, from language training to literary and cultural analysis, history, cinema, digital humanities, and politics. Our faculty are leading experts in their fields, and our small class sizes ensure personalized attention and mentorship. Our department is also home to various research centers and initiatives, such as the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and the Princeton University Library’s extensive Slavic collections, providing students with unparalleled resources for research and scholarship.

By studying Slavic languages and cultures at Princeton, students gain a competitive edge in the job market, as well as a deep understanding of the complex dynamics that shape our world. Our alumni have gone on to pursue successful careers in academia, government, non-profit organizations, business, journalism, and international banking, and have become leaders in their fields.

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Faculty: Why Slavic?

Undergraduates: Why Slavic?

Graduates: Why Slavic?