UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg


Russian Evening Courses



See How to Enrol for more information and deadlines.

Complete Beginners may only start in Autumn term.

Please email eveningcourses@ssees.ucl.ac.uk to join the waiting list.


Autumn Term (7th October - 12th December) Lessons 1-10

Spring term (13th January - 19th March) Lessons 11 - 20Summer term (27th April - 3rd July) Lessons 21 - 30
Russian Beginners Monday RS111Monday RS121Monday RS131
Russian Beginners Tuesday RS112Tuesday RS122Tuesday RS132
Russian Beginners Monday RS113Monday RS123Monday RS133
Russian BeginnersThursday RS114Thursday RS124Thursday RS134
Russian Lower Intermediate Thursday RS211Thursday RS221Thursday RS231
Russian Lower Intermediate Monday RS212Monday RS222Monday RS232
Russian Upper Intermediate Wednesday RS311Wednesday RS321Wednesday RS331
Russian Upper Intermediate Tuesday RS312Tuesday RS322Tuesday RS332
Russian Lower AdvancedWednesday RS611Wednesday RS621Wednesday RS631
Russian AdvancedTuesday RS411Tuesday RS421Tuesday RS431
Russian Advanced Plus Wednesday RS511Wednesday RS521Wednesday RS531

All classes last two hours and commence at 6.30pm. All classes are held on Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. 

Please note that due to high demand, we run multiple groups for a number of levels. If you are applying online, please also email eveningcourses@ucl.ac.uk specifying your preferred day. If you are applying by form, please specify your preference somewhere on your form or email. If you do not, we will allocate you to a group at random. All enrolments operate on a first come first served basis until capacity is reached.

If you are a new student applying to join at a level above Beginners, please see the How To Enrol page for details on the Russian assessment process.

Please note these are 30-week courses split into three 10-week terms. New students with sufficient knowledge of the language can enrol for lessons 11-20 and/or 21-30, but complete beginners must start in October.