Question on 'History of Slavs'!

Dec 2019
24
California
Hi! This is my first time posting on Historum so sorry if I get this wrong.

I was wondering if universities/colleges around the world actually offer history courses on Slavic history. I've heard of departments focused on Slavic Languages but never the history itself. I would be very grateful if someone could supply some info on this.

Just to clarify, I'm referring to Slavs as a people, not the branch of the Balto-Slavic linguistic group.

Thanks.
 
Nov 2016
1,601
Germany
I was wondering if universities/colleges around the world actually offer history courses on Slavic history.
The Moscow State University, also called Lomonossow University, has a specialized department, probably unique in the world.


Department of Southern and Western Slavic History

The study of the history of southern and western Slavs in Russia dates back to the first half of the 19th century, but a specialized department in Moscow State University was created only in 1939. Up to this very day, the department of history of Southern and Western Slavs at Moscow State University is unique in the Russian Federation, though courses on the history of foreign Slavic peoples are included in the curriculum of practically every 'classical' university in the country. Over the last decade the department has become the center for training qualified historian-Slavic specialists. The department proudly counts among its graduates dozens of doctors, hundreds of candidates of science, diplomats, journalists, school teachers, and businessmen.


Of course, many universities offer courses for slavic history, e.g. here:


Since you are from California, this may be interesting for you:

The program provides students with a comprehensive education in the languages, literatures, cultures, and history of Russia, Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia.
 
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Dec 2019
24
California
The Moscow State University, also called Lomonossow University, has a specialized department, probably unique in the world.


Department of Southern and Western Slavic History

The study of the history of southern and western Slavs in Russia dates back to the first half of the 19th century, but a specialized department in Moscow State University was created only in 1939. Up to this very day, the department of history of Southern and Western Slavs at Moscow State University is unique in the Russian Federation, though courses on the history of foreign Slavic peoples are included in the curriculum of practically every 'classical' university in the country. Over the last decade the department has become the center for training qualified historian-Slavic specialists. The department proudly counts among its graduates dozens of doctors, hundreds of candidates of science, diplomats, journalists, school teachers, and businessmen.


Of course, many universities offer courses for slavic history, e.g. here:


Since you are from California, this may be interesting for you:

The program provides students with a comprehensive education in the languages, literatures, cultures, and history of Russia, Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia.
Thank you so much for pointing all this out to me!

I have heard of the UCLA courses but I presume the department at the Moscow State University is even more refined and sophisticated in its presentation of Slavic history.