Slavonic Studies (Bachelor)

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The bachelor’s programme in Slavonic Studies places a focus on students’ academic preparation for future employment. Students achieve a range of educational goals, including: acquisition of Slavic languages (a main Slavic language on level B2 and a second Slavic language on level A2; available languages are Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, Polish, Russian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Czech, Ukrainian) and cultures, competences in independent and cooperative acquisition of knowledge, competences in academic thinking, and acquisition of occupation-related skills.

Bachelor of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 033 650

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits (including 45 ECTS credits of extension curricula)

Language: German

NO entrance examination


New Curriculum - starting winter semester 2019/20


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The bachelor’s programme in Slavonic Studies consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP), compulsory modules focusing on acquisition of a Slavonic language (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, Polish, Russian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Czech, Ukrainian), linguistics, literary studies, regional and cultural studies, acquisition of a second Slavonic language, and an individual specialisation. To successfully complete the programme, students have to write two bachelor’s theses.

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):


  • Dialectology
  • Narrative identities
  • Regional and cultural studies
  • Slavia
  • Ivo Andrić


 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

Graduates can pursue a career in the following occupational fields:

  • libraries, publishers and media
  • senior positions in the area of cultural administration and organisation, and
  • diplomatic service, economics and commerce.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates