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Slavic Literatures, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #443 (QS) Konstanz, Germany
In Slavic Literatures degree offered by the University of Konstanz, you will be taught methods to academically approach literary and non-literary texts. You will focus on Russian literature, and additionally cover the literatures and languages of the eastern and south-eastern European peoples (e.g. Polish, Czech and south-Slavic literatures). 
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In Slavic Literatures degree offered by the University of Konstanz, you will learn how to analyse and reflect critically on literature and to speak and write about it with authority. The linguistic modules deal systematically with the structure and history of the Slavic languages. In the practical courses you will improve your own skills in Russian and another Slavic language.

Why study Slavic Literatures at Konstanz?

  • Core competencies in reading and writing analytically.
  • Based on current research in literature and cultural sciences
  • Interdisciplinary and practical orientation
  • Active participation in small groups
  • A broad range of interdisciplinary courses through cooperation with other literature subjects as well as art and media studies, history and sociology.

Career prospects

Graduates have career prospects in numerous fields.Typical work areas include:
  • Economic businesses and companies
  • Public service (as translator, teacher)
  • Research
  • Foundations, associations and publishing houses (e.g. as publishing editor)
  • Libraries, documentation centres
  • Media (e.g. newspapers, radio, TV)
  • Cultural field (e.g. Goethe Institutes, adult education, theatre)
  • Press and public relations, marketing, advertising, tourism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
    • Russian
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Russian Literature
  • Slavic Linguistics
  • Introduction to Slavic Cultures
  • Literary, Art and Media Theory

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent.
  • You have to document your knowledge of a foreign language other than the language included in your major subject by the date you register for your bachelor's examination at the latest. If you have taken at least three years of language classes in school (grade "sufficient" or better in the last year) you can submit your school certificate. Alternatively you can acquire a corresponding certificate at our Language Institute (SLI).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1660 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 160 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Konstanz

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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