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 note the Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Beginners Russian class is now sold out. Please do not attempt to apply or pay for it. Please email eveningcourses@ucl.ac.uk to join the waiting list.

CourseSpring term (14th January - 21st March) Lessons 11 - 20Summer term (29th April - 4th July) Lessons 21 - 30
Russian Beginners Mondays RS 1.2Mondays RS 1.3
Russian Beginners Tuesdays RS 1.2Tuesdays RS 1.3
Russian Beginners Thursdays RS 1.2Thursdays RS 1.3
Russian Lower Intermediate Mondays RS 2.2Mondays RS 2.3
Russian Lower Intermediate Thursdays RS 2.2Thursdays RS 2.3
Russian Upper Intermediate Tuesdays RS 3.2Tuesdays RS 3.3
Russian Upper Intermediate Wednesdays RS 3.2Wednesdays RS 3.3
Russian AdvancedThursdays RS 4.2Thursdays RS 4.3
Russian Advanced Plus Wednesdays RS 5.2Wednesdays RS 5.3

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.