Russian Language Placement Test

Welcome to the Russian Language Placement Test!

The Russian Language Placement Test is designed to determine the level of student's knowledge of Russian, and the results of our exam will not be reported to the registrar, or recorded on your transcript.

If you plan to begin studying Russian, you do not need to take the test; you just can to enroll in the Elementary Russian.

We encourage all students with some prior knowledge of Russian, and especially those who never were enrolled in our Russian Language classes, to take the test.

While taking the test, remember that you are now an Emory student and subject to the Emory Honor Code.

To access the test: 

  1. Log in on Canvas. (;
  2. Click on “Courses” on the navigation bar on the left;
  3. Scroll down to click on “All Courses;
  4. Then “Browse More Courses” on the upper-right corner of the page;
  5. Check “open enrollment courses only,” and then “Search”;
  6. Hover over the Russian Placement Test for 2018-19, and click on “Join this Course.”

Read the instructions carefully before you proceed. If you have questions, you can consult Prof. Vera Proskurina (