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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.

    Marija Terskich, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes

 

Slavonic Studies, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it helps to gain a deeper understanding of Eastern (Central) European languages, cultures and literatures.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Critical discourse regarding theories and methods
  • Autonomous compilation of scientific problems and the presentation thereof
  • Russian or Polish literature and culture (image, film)
  • Linguistics of the language system, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics
  • Gender and identity in language and literature
  • Cultural and historical events, rhetoric and poetics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
an interest in Slavic languages and cultures, willingness to do a lot of reading, curiosity and research drive
... enjoy:
literature (theoretical and literary), debating and presenting, autonomous research
... struggle through:
the complexities of specialist literature and theoretical models, learning a second Slavic language

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Slavonic philology
  • Russian culture
  • related subjects (individual guidance recommended)
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 recommended. It is done prior to the degree course.
Duration: 6 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.
Duration: 1-2 semesters

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Christina Clasmeier
Building, Room: GB 8/147
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23387
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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

Profile

Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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