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The second largest country in Europe, Ukraine has a rich history and turbulent present. The program in Ukrainian language, literature and culture offers students a unique opportunity to actively engage in conversation, develop reading and writing skills, and study relevant literature and culture. Highlights include:

  • Ukrainian cinema and contemporary animation
  • readings from Ukrainian literature
  • pysanka workshop (traditional Easter egg painting)

Why should you study Ukrainian at U-M?

It's a rare opportunity!

Few places teach Ukrainian, and U-M is the only North American institution to offer a minor in Ukrainian Studies.

You will be eligible for scholarships!

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers scholarships of $500 for Ukrainian language study at U-M during the academic year.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide tuition and stipend to students studying designated foreign languages in combination with area studies or international aspects of professional studies. The funding encourages the study of less commonly taught modern languages like Ukrainian.

Stand out in the job market!

Ukrainian will make your resume stand out. Possible career paths with Ukrainian include commerce, business, academia, intelligence, security, tourism, NGOs, journalism, diplomacy and foreign service.

Ukrainian Courses:

  • First- through third-year language courses (advanced study also available)
  • Ukrainian Culture (SLAVIC 290, UKR 470)
  • Ukrainian Film (SLAVIC 313)
  • Ukrainian Literature (SLAVIC 290)

Advantages of Ukrainian at U-M:

The Ukrainian program consists of culture-based language instruction and complementary literary courses. Overall class sizes are small and personal, with plenty of individual contact with instructors

  • Three years of language instruction
  • Minor in Ukrainian language, literature, and culture
  • Numerous opportunities and funding for study abroad and continuing language studies
  • Internships in Ukraine

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