Slavic-related courses on language, literature, and culture are offered to both graduate and undergraduate students year-round. Our culture courses, such as Vampire: Blood and Empire, Russian Fairy Tales (CAS), Madness and Madmen in Russian Literature, and (Saturday College), are also offered during the summer term.

The Russian and East European Summer Language Institute (SLI) is one of the country's finest programs in intensive Slavic and East European acquisition. 2010 programs include Pittsburgh courses in Russian, Polish, Bulgarian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Ukrainian, Hungarian, and Slovak. Abroad programs include Moscow, Poland, Bulgaria, Slovakia, and the former Yugoslavia.

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian minor

Students may complete the 15-credit Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian minor during the regular academic year or through summer study.

Polish minor

Students may complete the 15-credit Polish minor during the regular academic year or through summer study.

Russian major

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers courses that count towards the Russian major in the fall and spring semesters.

Slovak minor

The University of Pittsburgh is the only university in the United States where students can take Slovak language and culture classes and opt to receive a Minor in Slovak Studies.