Calling all Slavonic-curious linguists, literary critics, cultural historians and political scientists! 

Applications are open for the Cambridge University Slavonic Studies Taster Day at Christ's College on Wednesday 3 July, and for students who would like to attend the Cambridge Open Day on 4 July, accommodation will be provided by Trinity College. 

Application deadline: 9 June (midnight)

The Taster Day will have a particular focus on the three Slavonic languages and cultures that are currently taught at Cambridge: Polish, Russian and Ukrainian. We will offer language “taster” sessions and two sample lectures, designed to provide a glimpse into the academic life of the Slavonic Section.

If you are thinking of applying for any of the following courses and/or language combinations, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you: 

  • Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics (MMLL) French/Spanish/German/Italian/Portuguese + Russian* 
  • History and Modern Languages (HML) History + Russian* 
  • MML and Classics Classical Latin/Classical Greek + Russian* 
  • MML and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) Arabic/Hebrew/Persian + Russian*

*NB you can apply for all of these combinations having never studied Russian before. We welcome both those looking to take Beginners’ Russian (ab initio) and Russian post-A Level. We also welcome applications from those who are considering taking a language-based course but still undecided. Polish and Ukrainian are offered as optional ‘papers’ (modules) in the second and fourth year of study; you do not need to apply for these at the point of submitting your UCAS application