Category Archives: Graduate Programs

Graduate programs, both domestic and abroad.

Grad. Program: Ph.D. Research on Muslims in Russia/USSR (Amsterdam)

Deadline for Applications: April 28, 2019

PhD position ‘The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia’
Faculty of Humanities – Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies

Research at the Faculty of Humanities is carried out by six research schools under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute of Humanistic Research. The Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies, one of the six research schools, currently has two vacant PhD positions as part of the ERC-funded project MIND: The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia, led by dr Alfrid Bustanov (University of Amsterdam). Applications are now invited from excellent candidates who wish to conduct research on the history of Muslim subjectivity in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Continue reading

Grad. Program: Funded Ph.D in Russian and Translation Studies (Exeter)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

The University of Exeter is calling for applications for three fully funded PhD studentships in the history of Russian-to-English literary translation. The third studentship offers the opportunity to research an aspect of the history of literary translation from Russian into a third language. Applications from international students (i.e. neither UK nor EU nationality) are welcomed.

These studentships, beginning in September 2019, for 3.5 years are hosted at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus. They are open to students of any nationality. Each studentship will cover University tuition fees for UK,EU and/or international students with a stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK national minimum stipend (£14,777 in 2018/19).

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Note that the deadline for applications, including referees’ letters, is April 15th. 
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Grad. Program: French-Russian MA in History (Paris/Moscow)

Deadline for Applications: May 1, 2019

★★★ International Courses / Call for Applications ★★★

Two French-Russian Masters in Partnership with Moscow Higher School of Economics (HSE)

The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris (EHESS) invites all students interested in studying History or Sociology in France and Russia to join their double master’s degree programs! Continue reading

Grad Program: Summer Medieval Slavic Institute (Ohio State)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

Medieval Slavic Summer Institute 2019
June 17-July 12, 2019
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, USA

A four-week intensive program hosted by the Hilandar Research Library, the Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, and the department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University.  The Institute (MSSI) offers lectures in two areas: Practical Slavic Codicology and Readings in Church Slavonic. Manuscript material on microform from the Hilandar Research Library’s extensive holdings forms a large part of the lectures and exercises. There is also a program of lectures on related topics, and other activities.

The 10th Biennial Medieval Slavic Summer Institute is open to qualified graduate students from universities that do not have a tradition of teaching Slavic Cyrillic palaeography, codicology, and readings in Church Slavonic.

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Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Funding: ASEEES Grad Student Research Grants

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is calling for applications to two research grant opportunities for graduate students enrolled in US institutions: the ASEEES Dissertation Research Grant and the new Civil Society in Russia Research Grant. Continue reading

Grad. Program: M.S. International Media and Lang. (Georgia Tech)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

The 1-year M.S. in Global Media and Cultures and the 1-year M.S. in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies offer a humanities education for the jobs of the future. Georgia Tech’s programs combine advanced language training with media studies and hands-on portfolio-building for careers in international business, global media and communications industries, international education, and social entrepreneurship.

For more information on these programs- visit the website

Fund your Travel with Georgia Tech!

  • Graduate Assistantships in all languages
  • Claus Halle Foundation Assistantships for German Studies
  • “Global at Home” Graduate Assistantships with the Department of Housing
  • FLAS Fellowships through the Atlanta Global Studies Center (Georgia Tech/Georgia State)
  • Additional funding opportunities for study abroad

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Grad Program: Rus-Eng Translation (UW Milwaukee)

Deadline for Applications: April 2019, Ongoing

Online and Onsite MA and Graduate Certificate Programs

UW Milwaukee’s programs are designed for traditional and non-traditional students, and may be completed entirely online or onsite. Students have a number of options for study in Arabic, French, German, Russian or Spanish to English translation, as well as interpreting.

The department offers a 30-credit Master of Arts with a concentration in Translation, within which students may choose the professional or research track. Also offered is a 21-credit graduate certificate in professional translation. Both the Graduate Certificate and the MA (professional or research track) can be earned in two academic years or within five years.

The interdisciplinary nature of Translation is reflected in the coordinated degree programs. It is possible to earn a dual Master degree in Library & Information Sciences and Master in Language, Literature and Translation (51 credits). The MALLT (Translation)/MLIS degree may be completed onsite or entirely online. A coordinated Master of Business Administration and Master in Language, Literature and Translation (61 credits) is also available; the MBA/MALLT-Translation degree may be completed onsite or partially online. These degrees can be earned in three academic years or within seven years.

For more information contact Dr. Annie Fisher at

Grad. Program: Funded PhD Fellowships (Uni. Exeter)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

Applications are now open for three fully funded PhD studentships within the European Research Council-funded project, “The Dark Side of Translation: 20th and 21st Century Translation from Russian as a Political Phenomenon in the UK, Ireland, and the USA” (RusTrans), under the supervision of Dr. Muireann Maguire and Dr. Cathy McAteer at the University of Exeter, UK, starting in September 2019.

The studentships are for 3.5 years and are open to students of any nationality. Each studentship will cover University tuition fees with a stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK national minimum stipend (£14,777 in 2018/19). Candidates will be expected to have completed a Master’s degree by the time of starting the studentship; they should not yet have formally commenced a doctoral project.

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Funding: Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Fellowships (ASEEES)

Deadline: February 1, 2019

ASEEES is accepting applications for two dissertation research fellowships!

Established in 2015, the Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowships provide a maximum stipend of $25,000 for doctoral students at US and Canadian universities, who are citizens or permanent residents of the US, to conduct dissertation research in Russia. The Program is open to students in any discipline whose dissertation topics are within 19th – early 21st century Russian historical studies.

As of 2019, ASEEES is offering a Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Completion Fellowship, with a maximum stipend of $25,000, for a doctoral student at US and Canadian universities, who is citizen or permanent resident of the US, to complete their dissertation. The Program is open to students in any discipline whose dissertation topics are within 19th – early 21st century Russian historical studies.

A flyer describing this program is available here.

Reference letter deadline: February 8, 2019 (Referees will be contacted with instructions to submit the letters as soon as the application is received)

For more information visit the website or contact the ASEEES Program Coordinator at

Grad Program: Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships

Deadline to apply: March 25, 2019

Deadline for UT grad students: March 11, 2019 | 5 pm

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in U.S. curricula.

Program Features

The institutional project period is 18 months. Students may request funding for a period of no less than six months and no more than 12 months. Funds support travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research; maintenance and dependent allowances based on the location of research for the fellow and his or her dependent(s); an allowance for research related expenses overseas; and health and accident insurance premiums. Projects may focus on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories). Continue reading