Eastern European Cultural Studiesinternational course, part time, full time, International degree

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Potsdam


  • 21 days left (Germans and inhabitants)

    21 days left (EU), 21 days left (Non-EU)
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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • Jewish Studies
  • History
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Cultural History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Slavic Studies

Specialisation "International Russian Studies - Double Degree" - this specialisation will not be offered until further notice, Specialisation "International East-Central European Studies (Poland/Belarus/Ukraine) - Double Degree”, Specialisation “East Central and Eastern European Studies”, Polish and Russian Culture and Cultural History, Cultural History of Eastern European Judaism, History of Eastern Europe, Language Acquisition of Polish and Russian (depending on previous knowledge)

Target group

- Graduates with a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in a subject relevant to the Master’s degree such as Slavic studies (Polish or Russian studies), cultural studies, comparative literary studies, history, Jewish studies, religious studies, media studies, political science, philosophy or Eastern European studies Applicants whose native language is not German: German language skills (DSH 2)


The Institute of Slavonic Studies condemns the Russian regime's war of aggression against Ukraine and supports the decision of the University of Potsdam to suspend the existing institutional relations with our partner universities in Russia. For this reason, the specialisation in International Russia Studies will not be offered in cooperation with the HSE Moscow until further notice.

Admission modus

Without admission restriction

Admission requirements (Link)

Area of study
  • Partner institution: Higher School of Economics in Moskau (derzeit ausgesetzt) in Russian Federation (International degree: Double Degree möglich)
  • Partner institution: Universität Warschau in Republic of Poland (International degree: Double Degree möglich)
Lecture period
  • 08.04.2024 - 19.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 07.02.2025

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)
Winter semester (2024/2025)

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

English, Russian, Polish

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