Housed in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, the Russian program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to communicate effectively in Russian. The Russian program also seeks to familiarize students with influential literary, critical and cinematographic works in Russian, studied within their cultural and historical context. Furthermore, the program introduces students to various ethnicities, their histories and roles in shaping today's Russia. Finally, it provides them with an understanding of key social and political trends as well as challenges defining the Soviet and the post-Soviets eras.
You can find the Major and Minor information, as well as some student videos and a comic, below.
Study in Moscow or St. Petersburg! Our program actively encourages the qualified student of Russian to participate in summer and semester language study programs in Russia, and a number of our students have done so with great success. While Tulane does offer its own study abroad program in either Moscow or St. Petersburg Russia, the study abroad office and the Russian Department are happy to help the interested student work to go on alternative programs that may be better suited to a students' particular passion for Russia.