Language placement

Language placement
 
The Department offers the Russian placement test on Thursday (written part ) and Friday (oral part) the week before the first day of classes in the fall. Students who wish to take a Russian placement test at any other time, who need a reading proficiency exam, or who have particular questions about placing into/out of Russian language courses including heritage courses, should consult Alla Smyslova.

Russian Placement Test – Fall 2017
The Russian placement test consists of two parts – written (about two hours) and oral (a 20-minute long individual interview). The written part will be offered on Thursday, August 31 at 10:00-12:00 in Ham 703.  Follow-up oral interviews will be held on Friday, September 1 in Ham 707 (the sign-up sheet for interviews will be available at the written part of the test on August 31). 
Questions? Contact Alla Smyslova, as2157@columbia.edu
 

For placement or proficiency exams in other Slavic languages, contact the following faculty members:

Czech: Prof. Chris Harwood
Polish: Prof. Christopher Caes
Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian: Prof. Aleksandar Boskovic
Ukrainian: Prof. Yuri Shevchuk