Russian Language Program

ugrad_Russian-language_church_2013Welcome to the Russian Language Program at UBC Vancouver!

Добро пожаловать!

Why study Russian?

  • Russia is the biggest country in the world
  • Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Pushkin wrote in Russian
  • Russian is the largest native language in Europe
  • It is 1 of the 6 official languages of the United Nations
  • It is mandatory for NASA
  • It is a must to fully understand and enjoy Russian cultural heritage
  • Knowledge of Russian opens professional opportunities
  • It is a beautiful language!

For more information on career opportunities, download this PDF on Canadian and international job opportunities for Russian Studies graduates.

Courses offered in fall and winter of the 2014-2015 academic year

RUSS 101-001 Basic Russian I

RUSS 101-002 Basic Russian I

RUSS 101-003 Basic Russian I

RUSS 102-001 Basic Russian II

RUSS 102-002 Basic Russian II

RUSS 102-003 Basic Russian II

RUSS 200 Second-Year Russian

RUSS 215 Russian Practice

RUSS 300 Third-Year Russian

RUSS 316 Russian Through Film – New!

RUSS 400 Fourth-Year Russian

Please visit our courses page to view current course descriptions.

Russian Career Opportunities

Knowledge of Russian has become a valuable  asset in the job market. Please download the .pdf file for information about Russian and international companies that are interested in hiring students who know Russian.