Russian (B.Ed.)

The most important facts at a glance:


Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

Standard period of studies:

6 semesters


Winter and summer semester

It is recommended that students begin their studies in the winter semester.

Applicants with foreign certificates: Language of instruction: German
Required language certificate: DSH-2
Required course for the Assessment Test (Feststellungsprüfung):
S/G- or S-Course. To find out if you are required to take the Assessment Test, check your Certificate of Recognition.

Admission restrictions:

Open admission


You find information on the application procedure for international students here.


Please keep in mind that you need a certification of recognition for all foreign certificates. The recognition process takes up to six weeks and the certificate must be included in your application.

Winter semester: June 1 - September 1

Summer semester: December 1 - March 1

If you combine a Two-subject Bachelor whose admission is open with one whose is restricted, the deadlines are:

Winter semester: June 1 - July 15

Summer semester: December 1 - January 15


Russian (M.Ed.)


Department of Slavic Studies


Faculty 05: Philosophy and Philology


The accreditation of study programmes for Bachelor and Master Degrees constitutes as a precondition for the granting of state approval.

Subject Matter

The Russian program serves primarily to train Russian teachers in secondary schools. Thus, the subject focuses on the Russian language, literature and geography, as well as the science of teaching Russian. The program provides language skills and structured knowledge for basic secondary fields that are particularly relevant to school: linguistics, literary studies, and cultural studies. It will equip students with the linguistic and didactic prerequisites to successfully teach in secondary schools.

They will also be able to explain the modern linguistic situation of Russian from a historical linguistic viewpoint, as well as conveying knowledge of the literature, the culture and the history of Russia from the Kievan Rus' through to the present day during lessons.

Master of Education is a degree that qualifies students to teach in secondary schools.


The International Office offers counselling for international students about the application process and general information.

The Academic Advisory Office offers specific information on the subject (List available in German only).

The Student representatives give information from a student perspective (List available in German only).