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


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Data updated on: 19.07.2019

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


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 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:

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

... und viele mehr.

 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 asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 2.6 (satisfactory)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 3.1 (appropriate)

→ These results are basd on feedback from 68 graduates.

*Detailed information about the implementation, analysis and use of the survey as well as further data can be found in the bachelor’s programme in Slavonic Studies graduation survey (in German).

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).