Our Academic Programs

Slavic Languages and Literatures

1432 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Mark Mears
Phone: 608-262-6764
Fax: 608-262-7949
Email: mkmears@wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):

About the Slavic Languages and Literatures Program

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the nation's leading doctoral programs, and welcomes students with a BA/BS or M.A. who are interested in all areas of Russian and comparative Slavic prose, poetry, drama, and philosophy. Our curriculum offers breadth and depth in a variety of areas of Slavic philology, literature, and culture; our program is known for its balanced approach to training in teaching, writing, and research.

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Graduate School Guide

Faculty listings, program overview, minimum degree requirements and satisfactory progress information.

Program Profile

Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.

Additional Policy

Students are typically admitted with four- to five-year funding guarantees contingent on satisfactory progress and ability to perform assigned responsibilities well. Funding packages combine fellowships, teaching assistantships and project assistantships at the level of at least 33.3%. All such positions include a stipend as well as tuition remission and a generous health plan. Funding beyond the initial guarantee period is often available for one or two years.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.