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 major and minor and the Linguistics major. Russian is recognized as a critical language by the United States Department of State.

Course Sequence

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

Study Abroad

Please visit our Study Abroad pages for information on our 6 week, 6 credit summer faculty led Rice in Country study abroad programs and our CLIC Language Study Scholarship Awards. For additional study abroad opportunities visit the Study Abroad Office’s website.

Russian Language Faculty