Russian Translation

Program Category: MA Programs

Chair: Valentina Izmirlieva

Director of Graduate Studies: Cathy Popkin

Website: slavic.columbia.edu/graduate-programs/programs-study/russian-translation

Degree Programs: Full-Time/Part-Time: Free-Standing MA

Students with strong Russian reading skills and a practical interest in translation may apply for the MA program in Russian Translation. Students work with the director of the program, Professor Ronald Meyer (Harriman Institute), to select the most appropriate courses and projects. This program does not lead toward a doctorate.

Special Admissions Requirements: 

In addition to the requirements listed below, all students must submit one transcript showing courses and grades for each school attended, a statement of academic purpose, a writing sample (a course paper, term paper, etc.), and three letters of recommendation from academic sources.

All international students whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from an institution in a country whose official language is not English must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.

For more information, refer to our Admissions Information and Frequently Asked Questions pages.

Deadline for Fall Admission: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Deadline for Spring: Friday, November 4, 2016
Resume Requirement: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes
Writing Sample Number of Pages: 15-20
GRE General: Yes
GRE Subject: No
Degree Programs: Full Time/Part Time
Free-Standing: Yes