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Slavic and Eurasian Studies

For more information contact

Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Duke University
Box 90259
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-3140


General Information

Degree offered:
Faculty working with students:
Students receiving Financial Aid:
Part time study available:
Test required:
GRE General: Optional for 2021
Application Deadlines

Program Description

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies offers graduate training leading to the M.A. degree in either Russian culture or Slavic and Eurasian cultures.  Slavic and Eurasian languages offered:  Russian (six years), Polish (three years), Turkish (three years), Persian (three years), Romanian (two years), Uzbek (two years).  Areas of specialization include art history, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, film, gender studies, history, legal studies, linguistics, literature, markets and mass media, political science, religion, theater and performance studies, translation, and visual and information literacy.  Students have the opportunity to participate in our exchange program with St. Petersburg State University.  The Department maintains a cooperative relationship with the departments of Cultural Anthropology, History, Linguistics, Literature, Theater, and Women's Studies at Duke, as well as with related programs at UNC Chapel Hill.

Other Requirements

The electronic submission of a writing sample (no more than ten pages in length) must be uploaded in the Departmental Requirements Section of the application.


Spring Application