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 to register for fall classes. Please make your traveling plans accordingly.
Students who wish to take a Russian placement test at any other time in the fall to register for spring semester, or who need a reading proficiency exam, or who have particular questions about placing into/out of Russian language courses including heritage courses, should contact Alla Smyslova Subject line: Placement Test.
For placement or proficiency exams in other Slavic languages, contact the following faculty members:
The following faculty members may sponsor (advise) Ph.D. dissertations in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. (Any member of the faculty, not limited to those on this list, may serve on a dissertation defense committee.)