Department of Russian Studies

The studies offered by the Department of Russian Studies focus on the study of the Russian language, Russian literature and Russian culture. The Department of Russian Studies is part of the School of Language and Translation Studies at the Faculty of Humanities.

The Department provides its students with a comprehensive education on the Russian language and Russian culture, from Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to the contemporary world of Russian media. This extensive immersion into the world of Russia allows the Department’s students and graduates to utilise their communication-oriented expertise in international and multicultural situations, a skill that is vital for working life both in Finland and abroad.