Slavic Cultures

Columbia University

12 months
66640 USD/year
66640 USD/year
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Students with a cultural interest in Russia or Eastern Europe may apply for the MA program in Slavic Cultures offered by Columbia University, housed in the Department of Slavic Languages.

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Originally conceived to provide valuable training to professionals working in enterprises that deal with Russia and Eastern Europe, the interdisciplinary MA in Slavic Cultures at Columbia University now serves a broad spectrum of students interested in the languages, cultures, and history of that region.

Students work with the director of graduate studies to select the most appropriate courses in Slavic Languages and Literatures, Anthropology, Art History, History, Sociology, or any other department that offers course work in Slavic cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Discourse of Self in Russia and the West
  • The Making of Socialist Realism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English
IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    66640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33320 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    66640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33320 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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