During the academic year, the Stanford Language Center offers a full range of regional language courses. Russian language is offered from introductory through intermediate and advanced levels, as well as specialized courses for heritage speakers and in reading or conversation. The Russian language program is led by Eugenia Khassina and Rima Greenhill.
Through the Special Language Program (SLP), the Language Center offers a range of East European and Central Asian language courses based on student demand. Courses offered have included:
If you are interested in studying an area-related language that does not appear in ExploreCourses or on the list above, please contact SLP director Eva Prionas (eprionas [at] stanford.edu) to learn about offerings each academic quarter.
Summer Language Study
Undergraduate and graduate students take advantage of the summer to study regional languages both in the region and at leading programs around the country. Some programs that have been attended by Stanford students in recent years include: Bard-Smolny Summer Language Intensive (St. Petersburg), CIEE Intensive Summer Language Program, American Councils (ACTR) Russian Flagship, Middlebury Language Schools, and University of Wisconsin-Madison (CESSI). CREEES provides funding to support summer language study.