Gain a comprehensive understanding of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union.
By studying Slavic languages and cultures, you gain a more nuanced understanding of the world, as well as the skills and confidence to be successful in an increasingly global society. Our alumni have gone on to work for employers such as Amazon, Google, HBO, the National Endowment for Democracy, Rosetta Stone and Seattle Public Schools.
You can put your Slavic Languages & Literatures major to use as a(n):
- Director of emergency response
- Executive officer
- IT project manager
- Machine learning specialist
- Rural advocacy coordinator
- Social studies teacher
- Foreign service officer
Explore the Slavic World
The University and the department offer exciting study abroad programs as well as independent study abroad opportunities, including recent offerings in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia. If you plan to study abroad, be sure to consult with an adviser in the Humanities Academic Services Center.
Find Yourself in Slavic Languages & Literatures
Deepen your understanding of Slavic culture and the human experience.
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures Stories
Marina Dunaravich reconnected with Russian language and culture years after leaving Russia as a child. A new scholarship celebrates her Russian heritage and family.
A love of languages and a long career with the CIA inspired Helen Louise Noyes (BA, 1969) to support UW students studying challenging languages.