The Center teaches Russian through the third year of study. The Center awards the Certificate in Language and Intercultural Communication in Russian.

Russian is an option to fulfill the language requirement for the Asian Studies and Linguistics majors and is recognized as a critical language by the United States Department of State.

Course Sequence

Decorative infographic showing the sequence of Russian courses

Before registering for a Russian course, take the Language Placement Test to find out which course is right for you.

Study Abroad

CLIC offers merit scholarships for students who plan to study Russian abroad. Please see the merit scholarships page for more information and eligibility requirements.

Contact the Study Abroad Office at to learn about study abroad opportunities in Russian.


Larisa Moskvitina
Larisa Moskvitina

Lecturer in Russian