Learn the Russian language while exploring its social, cultural and political contexts, including through literature and film, as part of a single or joint honours degree.

Choose from a range of research-led degrees and interdisciplinary taught programmes.

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Welcome to the oldest Russian teaching organisation in Scotland, with non-graduating lectures starting in 1916, and our undergraduate degree course introduced in 1949.


Founded in 2010, the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre builds on a long history of academic contacts and exchange of ideas between Scotland and Russia.

Academic and tutoring staff in Russian Studies.

A vast array of online resources related to Russian language, history and culture is available.