Russian writers such as Pushkin, Dostoevsky,
and Tolstoy have produced some of the world's greatest literature, and today Russian is not only the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages, it is the largest native language in Europe.
and the former Soviet Union continue to
influence world affairs, and about one-third of all scientific articles are
published in Russian. Knowledge of Russian will provide students with a better
understanding of one of the world's important and influential countries. By
studying Russian at the University of San Francisco, (USF) you can fulfill the University
language requirement, study abroad in Russia,
and enhance your personal knowledge of Russia’s fascinating culture,
literature, and heritage. Поздравляю! We applaud your interest in Russian
language study at the University of San Francisco (USF).