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Organization of degree course

1st semester: Students are recommended to attend the courses of the modules "Fundamentals of Eastern European Studies" and "Theories and Methods". The first part of the interdisciplinary project work and a language course should also be completed in the first semester.

2nd semester: In the second semester, students choose one of the two profile areas "Institutions and Power" and "Spaces and Constructions". The profile area "Institutions and Power" has more of a social science focus, while the profile area "Spaces and Constructions" has more of a cultural and historical focus. Courses in the field of culture are primarily offered in the "Spaces and Constructions" profile area.

The profile area "Spaces and Constructions" consists of the modules "Actors and Practices", "Resources and Infrastructures" and "Interdependencies and Global Perspectives".

In addition to the courses in the module "Actors and Practices", students complete the module "Applied Eastern European Studies A or B", complete the interdisciplinary project work and continue their language training.

3rd semester: In the third semester, students are recommended to attend the courses of the modules "Resources and Infrastructures" and "Interdependencies and Global Perspectives". In addition, the module "Scientific Work" should be completed.

4th semester: During the fourth semester, students work on their Master's thesis and complete their language training.

You can find an exemplary study plan hier. Information on the thematic content of the individual modules and profile areas can be found in the Studien- und Prüfungsordnung. More detailed descriptions of the degree program can be found on the Website des MA Osteuropastudien.

In addition to theory-oriented seminars and thematic analyses, the department consistently offers application-oriented courses. These include regular excursions to the major cities of Eastern Europe, visits to festivals and cooperative seminars with Berlin cultural institutions.

During your studies, we recommend a stay abroad at one of our numerous partner universities in Eastern and Western Europe.