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WELLCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AND SLAVIC STUDIES 

 

The Department of Russian Language and Literature and Slavic Studies was founded in 2007. It is one of the thirteen Departments in the School of Philosophy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and comprises two areas of specialization: a) Russian Language and Literature; and b) Slavic Studies, which is expected to commence enrollments in 2022. Interdisciplinary in scope, its four-year undegraduate programme offers students solid language training with fundamental knowledge and research skills in the areas of linguistics, literature, historical and cultural studies. Currently more than 500 students are enrolled in the Department, which additionally offers postgraduate and doctoral programmes. Starting from this academic year, it will also provide young scholars with the opportunity to conduct postdoctoral research in related fields. The Department has numerous bilateral agreements, and a large number of students applies every year for a term abroad (in Russia, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany etc) under the auspices of the Erasmus +, Erasmus Mundus, or CIVIS programmes.