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.Visit us on an open day

A warm welcome to our new students!

Please visit the Russian and Slavonic section of our Intro Week 2015 website to find out about all the meetings and events of the week.


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).

To find out more about studying Russian, Czech, or Polish at Sheffield - and to give you the chance to get to know us - you are warmly invited to come to one our Summer Open Days. Here are the dates:

Saturday 5 September 2015
Saturday 24 October 2015

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

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