12 months
42445 USD/year
30690 USD/year
10502 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at Indiana University was first organized in 1947. The Slavic Linguistics program is offered at Indiana University Bloomington.


IU Slavic department faculty members represent one of the largest and best concentrations of expertise in the United States, with particular strength in Slavic Linguistics (Fowler, Franks, Holdeman, Melnyk, Shardakova, Shrager); Russian literature (Stefani, Emery, Valentino); pedagogy (Holdeman, Shrager, Shardakova); and literary and cultural studies of Czech (Cravens), Polish (Nizynska, Sicinski), Romanian (Illias), South Slavic Linguistics (Antic, Emery, Franks, Valentino), and Ukrainian (Melnyk, Asher).

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Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Structure of Russian I: Phonology and Morphology
  • Structure of Russian II: Syntax and Semantics
  • Old Church Slavonic 
  • History of Russian Literary Language
  • Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • knowledge of the Russian language adequate for graduate study, as determined by a proficiency examination based on the department's fourth-year course 
  • a general acquaintance with the major works of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian literature equivalent to at least the materials covered in a two-semester undergraduate survey course. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42445 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10502 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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