Russian * : Overview

Department of Linguistics

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Phone: 716.645.2177
Fax: 716.645.3825
Web Address:
Jean-Pierre Koenig
David Fertig
Director of Language Programs


Russia is one of the most important countries in the world. Covering eleven time zones, it stretches from Europe to the Pacific. Its language is spoken by over 150 million people, and the riches of its thousand-year-old civilization have influenced people all over the world. The Russian language program offers three years of Russian; advanced courses may be offered in some semesters.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:45 EST