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Slavic Philology (M.A.)

Deepen and broaden your literary and language-based knowledge of Slavic Studies and learn at least one further Slavic language! You will receive wide-ranging and intensive training. Graduates will be qualified not only for the general job market, but also for an academic career with particular reference to Slavic countries, literature and languages. Slavic Philology can be studied as a single-subject degree programme or in connection with further subjects.

Programme name: Slavic Philology
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Standard period of study: 4 semesters
Start: winter semester
Degree programme options: Single Honours MA in Slavic Philology (78 C); Joint Honours MA in Slavic Philology (42 C); module packages: Slavic Philology as MA minor subject (36 C/18 C); Double Degree in the study focus "Russian literature in European context" (78 C)
Admission requirements for Single and Joint Honours MA: Overview
Language requirements: Sufficient language skills in at least one of the following Slavic languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Polish, Russian, Czech or Ukrainian on Level B1 of the CEFR (verification required).
Entrance requirements for module packages: Overview
Note for international applicants: For the enrolment at the Faculty of Humanities certified proficiency in German language is required!
Application: application procedure (application to the faculty of humanities)
Language of the programme: German

Programme description:
The Master's programme in Slavic Philology offers a diverse education in language or literature. It is supplemented with language practical education in the studied languages. Specification of the Slavic education in Göttingen is comprised of its obligatory language spectrum (knowledge of two or three Slavic languages) in combination with a subject-scientific education.

Programme structure:
Students must decide between an emphasis on langauge or literature. Education is based on two (42-credit subject or 36-credit module packet) or three (78-credit subject) freely selectable Slavic languages offered by the Department. Languages currently being offered are Bosnien-Croatian-Serbian, Bulgarian, Polish, Russian, Czech and Ukrainian. When applying for admission, students must provide verification of the required level of language knowledge in the first and second selected languages.

Combinations with other subjects:
Slavic Philology can either be studied alone as a 78-credit subject or as a 42-credit subject in connection with a permissible additional subject (that is then studied as a 36-credit module packet).

Occupational perspectives:
The programme prepares students for occupational possibilities in the field of education, publishing, media and international relations with reference to Eastern European public life and the free economy.