Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies. See the world. Differently.Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies. See the world. Differently.Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies. See the world. Differently.

With highly committed staff, a supportive learning environment, superb facilities and world-class research, we're a leading force in Russian and central and eastern European studies in the UK. Our teaching and the work of our graduates continue to promote cultural understanding across international borders, as well as excellence in language. We are ranked 4th in the UK for Russian and East European Languages according to The Times Good University Guide 2014 and 70% of our research was rated either 'internationally excellent' or 'world-leading' in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

Undergraduate studentsStudy with us

Students love Russian and Slavonic Studies at Sheffield. Find out why you should join them.

Undergraduate study
Degrees with:
Russian | Czech | Polish

Our courses cater for various levels of proficiency: beginners, advanced learners and also near-native speakers. For more details contact our admissions tutor.

The University's Careers ServiceYour career

What will you do once you've graduated? A degree from us makes your CV stand out in a competitive jobs market.

What career paths can you follow?

Interested in applying your language skills during your studies in a real-life environment? Here's an example:

Translating Czech castles

St Basil's Cathedral, MoscowYour year abroad

It's not just another part of your course. It's an unforgettable experience that'll make you stronger, supercharge your learning, and change your life.

Find out more about your year abroad

Russell-Leatherbarrow Year Abroad Scholarships

Students in a seminarResearch and postgraduate study

Discover our ground-breaking research in Russian and Slavonic studies – and how you can be a part of it.

Postgraduate degrees
Our research