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Graduate Studies

Welcome to the Graduate Studies page of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures!

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University has one of the premier comprehensive graduate programs in the country.  It offers M.A. and Ph.D. programs in three fields: Slavic Literature, Film, and Cultural Studies, Second Language Acquisition, and Slavic Linguistics. The faculty place strong emphasis on mentoring graduate students in their research, teaching, and professionalization. For more information on our faculty and their wide range of expertise, please visit the department "people" page. In addition to completing a set of basic requirements, students are also given the flexibility to develop their own specialized scholarly interests. Graduate students are provided with generous financial support, extensive teacher training, and resources for professional development. For more details on the successes of Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures graduates in securing employment both inside and outside academia, please visit our graduate alumni page.

To the right, you will find information on the application process, a sample degree path, funding opportunities, and resources for graduate students. If you have any questions throughout the application process, please feel free to contact Dr. Yana Hashamova, the Graduate Studies Chair, or to email us at slavicdept@osu.edu. 

The application deadline for admission in the Spring 2025 semester is December 9, 2024.