Columbia University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Russian Translation


630 West 169th Street

New York City, NY 10027

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Russian Translation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program is intended for graduate students who are primarily interested in working as translators.  It leads only to the free-standing M.A. degree. Students are required to register for two Residence Units and to complete at least 30 points (or ten courses) at the graduate level, selected in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies, in Russian language, literature, history, and culture or in other relevant disciplines. Up to six points (two courses) may be taken for R credit. All students must take, for a letter grade, Practical Stylistics (RUSS W4434) and Literary Translation (RUSS W4910). All students are required to complete an individual translation project (translation and introduction), begun in the Literary Translation course. A bound copy of the finished translation should be submitted to the department office.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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