Bachelor's Programme Slavonic Studies

Curriculum (2024W)

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Duration/ ECTS-Credits
6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Admission Requirements 
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent and Language Certificates

Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture

Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6

0231 Language Acquisition

Study Code
UC 033 650

Supplemental examination
Supplemental examination in Latin is required before completion of the bachelor's degree programme if this subject was not completed satisfactorily with at least 10 credit hours at a higher-level secondary school.

Information on the curriculum (2024W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,
 available at:
Section: Current Curriculum version.

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) (in progress)

(1) The Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP), with a duration of one semester (30 ECTS-Credits), provides an overview of the study programme and its structure in order to give students an objective basis to assess their decision to pursue their chosen subjects.

(2) During the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage, the following course examinations, which may be repeated twice, must be completed satisfactorily:

VO Slavic Languages and Cultures in Europe (PM 1 lit. a/2 hour/2.5 ECTS-Credits)

VO Culture and History of Eastern Europe (PM 1 lit. b/2 hours/2.5 ECTS-Credits)

(3) A positive result (passing grade) on the examinations specified in Paragraph 2 permits students to attend all courses and take all examinations following the Introduction and Orientation Phase for Students (STEOP) and to write a bachelor's thesis as described in the curriculum. The registration requirements specified by the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

   5 ECTS-Credits: VO Slavonic Languages and Cultures in Europe (STEOP)
2.5 ECTS-Credits: VU Fundamentals of the Study Programme
   5 ECTS-Credits: VO Culture and History of Eastern, Central Eastern and/or South Eastern Europe (STEOP)
   5 ECTS-Credits: VO Introduction to Slavonic Linguistics
   5 ECTS-Credits: VU Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies
   5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS Ia
   5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS Ib

2.5 ECTS-Credits: VO History of the Slavonic Languages
   5 ECTS-Credits: VO Selected Periods of Slavonic Literatures
2.5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS IIa
   5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS IIb
2.5 ECTS-Credits: VU Selected Areas of Film
   5 ECTS-Credits: VU Media Analysis
2.5 ECTS-Credits: Mandatory Modules

  5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS III
2.5 ECTS-Credits: VU Selected Areas of Slavic Language Systems and their Mediation I
2.5 ECTS-Credits: PS Linguistics
2.5 ECTS-Credits: PS Literary studies
   5 ECTS-Credits: UE 2. Slavonic Language Ia
   5 ECTS-Credits: UE 2. Slavonic Language Ib
   5 ECTS-Credits: VO Corpus Linguistics
2.5 ECTS-Credits: VU Close and distant reading

  5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS IV
  5 ECTS-Credtis VU Selected Areas of Eastern, Central Eastern and/or South Eastern European Cultures I
10 ECTS-Credits: UE/VU 2. Slavonic Language II
10 ECTS-Credits: Mandatory Modules

  5 ECTS-Credits: UE Russian/BCMS V
10 ECTS-Credits: AG Selected Works of Slavonic Literature (with Corresponding Reading Lists)
  5 ECTS-Credits: SE Seminar in Linguistics
  5 ECTS-Credits: SE Seminar in Literary Studies
  5 ECTS-Credits: Mandatory Modules

15 ECTS-Credits: VU Bachelor's Thesis
15 ECTS-Credits: Mandatory Modules

in progress

ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte (Arbeitsbelastung)
Course Sequence


As part of the Bachelor’s Programme, a Minor of 30 ECTS-Credits can be completed.

More information and a list of possible Minors can be found at:

​ Extension Programme ​

Within the scope of the Study Programme, a Extension Programme corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits may be passed. Admission to the Extension Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the selected Study Programmes. Detailed information:

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading  scheme Definition  %-age
 1 EXCELLENT:  Outstanding performance 28.7= 100%
 2  GOOD:  Generally good, but with some errors 334
 3 SATISFACTORY:  Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors 25.6
 4 SUFFICIENT:  Performance meets the minimum criteria 12.3
 5 INSUFFICIENT:  Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

December 2021

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Location Innrain 52d

Associate Dean of Studies
ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Helmut Weinberger

Dean of Studies (from 01.03.2024)
Mag. Dr. Elisabeth De Felip-Jaud

Information about the Programme (in German only)

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