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Slavonic Studies

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How does one learn a language and then learn further languages?
  • How is speech processed by the brain?
  • How have Slavic literatures and cultures developed, and what is happening in Central (Eastern) European countries today?
  • What are the characteristics of Slavic languages and cultures?
  • What happens if children grow up bilingually?
  • Thanks to different seminars and courses I have acquired new favourite authors whom I would probably never have discovered if not for this degree course.

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Slavonic Studies, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it takes students on an spiritual journey across unfamiliar Eastern Europe, on which they encounter languages, literature and cultures.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Slavic languages (mainly Russian and Polish)
  • Russian and Polish literature and culture
  • Works of art and their functionality (picture, film, song)
  • Multilingualism and language acquisition
  • Vocabulary and structure of Slavic languages
  • Intercultural relationships
  • Society and culture of Slavic countries

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • an interest in Slavic languages and cultures
  • willingness to learn new languages
  • curiosity and an inquisitive mind


  • literature (theoretical and literary)
  • debating
  • getting to know foreign cultures
  • autonomous research

struggle through:

  • reading specialist literature
  • countless rules and even more exceptions in the Slavic languages
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in academia
  • in cultural institutions and foundations
  • in the media and publishing industry
  • as editors and teachers
  • in the educational and charity sector

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done during the degree course/as part of the optional module.
Duration: 6 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.
Duration: 6 weeks to 2 semesters

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Oleksandr Zabirko
Building, Room: GB 8/57
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25157

Contact students

Fachschaft Slavistik
Building, Room: GB 8/55
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28357
Website Fachschaft

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