Slavonic Studies (Master)

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The master’s programme in Slavonic Studies equips students with comparative, contrastive, historical and theoretical knowledge of Slavonic languages, literatures and cultures in the past and present, taking account of their internal and external connections. In addition, students acquire knowledge of the academic discourse, as well as active and passive language skills in two or more Slavonic languages.

Master of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 066 250

4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits

Sprache: German

NO entrance examination



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 degree programme consists of compulsory modules on the following subjects: Language acquisition and specialisations in linguistics, literary and cultural studies, or history and philology. In addition, students have to complete the master’s module, including a master’s thesis and a master’s examination.

Five Concepts

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

  • Language acquisition
  • Linguistics
  • Old Church Slavonic
  • Literary and cultural studies
  • History

 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 areas: library sector, publishing and media, practical areas of application for languages or teaching languages, cultural management, companies, banks and diplomatic services.

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