UC offers the only major in Russian in New Zealand. Russian courses at UC have two main components: Russian language; and the culture, history and society of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Courses in the latter are taught in English and allow students to study Russian culture and society, including literature, film, painting, dance and music. They complement other studies in European and Eurasian history and culture.
Explore your undergraduate and postgraduate study options in Russian at UC.
The journal publishes on all aspects of Slavonic studies, and is edited by our staff.
News, events and seminars
The Russian Programme at UC are pleased to announce the launch of Beginner Russian courses delivered by distance.
When New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown, University of Canterbury staff had to quickly find new ways to teach and ...
Russian staff are located in
Level 5, James Logie Building, and Level 6, Karl Popper Building