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Polish Philology B.A.


Combined Bachelor of Arts

Program structure

Combinatorial degree programs: These programs combine either a bachelor's subject with a second major subject, or a bachelor's subject with two minor subjects.
You can choose (almost) all the subjects offered by the three philosophical faculties. In addition, second majors and minors can be chosen in business administration, economics, business information systems (only as a second major), and it may be possible to apply for a second major or minor in further subjects.

Subject are put together in the following combinations:

  • either: 1 bachelor's subject (including the thesis) + 1 second major
  •  or: 1 bachelor's subject (including the thesis) + 2 minor subjects

List of subjects involved

Special features



The B.A. program Polish Philology introduces students to the Polish language, literature, and culture. 
The linguistic program focuses on semantics and morphology as well as sociolinguistics and provides the skills to conduct empirical research. 
In the field of literature, students gain an insight into the currents and trends in Polish literature from its beginnings to the present day and acquire the ability to think and analyze in terms of literary studies methodologies. 
They recognize the specific literariness of a text and can draw well-founded conclusions about changes in literary style formations as a result of aesthetic and social factors. 
Polish Cultural Studies enables students to reflect on hetero- and autostereotypes, to consider literature and language in the context of the overall culture and introduces students to semiotics and other approaches so that they learn to critically reflect on concepts such as identity and cultural values.
The language practice program offers the opportunity to learn the Polish language up to level B2 (CEFR).

Professional prospects / competencies

Editors at publishing houses, advertising agencies, diplomatic service, software industry.

Internships, lab courses, practical courses

Not specified

Disciplines involved

Not specified

Program duration / standard period of study

The length of the program depends on the progress of an individual's studies. The standard period of study, the time in which the intended program can be finished ideally is 6 semesters. The actual time taken to complete the program may vary. It is limited by the examination deadlines set out in the examination regulations.

Program scope

180 ECTS credits overall;
comprising 90 ECTS credits in the bachelor's subject, 60 ECTS credits in the second subject and 30 ECTS credits in each minor subject

Language of instruction

German, Polish

Program can be started

Only in the winter semester

What qualities do I need to have?

Not specified

Restricted admittance

No, the program does not have restricted based on grades.

Legal requirements for admission

General university entrance qualification, a subject-linked university entrance qualification or a vocational qualification.

Application deadline(s)

An application is not necessary, as the program is not admission restricted.

Information for international applicants

Registration dates and deadlines

Information on the dates for enrollment can be found on the homepage of the Registrar's Office

Language skills needed

No language certificates are required

Information on German language certificates for international applicants

Documents needed (to apply / register)

Information on the documents required for enrollment can be found on the homepage of the Registrar's Office.

Information on the application documents for international applicants

Contact within the faculty

Academic counseling services at the Institute for Slavic Studies


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