Prerequisite for enrolment in the degree programme is a bachelor's degree in one of the following:

  • Eastern European History
  • German Philology
  • Russian Philology.

In cases of doubt, the departmental examination board in charge of the Master will decide on the approval of other degrees and achievements, relevant to the programme.

Another requirement is the attestation of an elementary knowledge of Russian on the level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The language skills have to be verified in time with the matriculation, or, at the latest, at the start of the courses of the first term.

Before enrolling, all required qualifications must be verified. The "Antrag auf Prüfung der Eignungsvoraussetzungen für 1-Fach Masterstudiengänge" must be filled in and be sent via mail to Prof. Dr. Michael Düring. When enrolling, you additionally need the signed form "Bescheinigung über die Erfüllung der Zugangsvoraussetzungen laut Studienqualifikationssatzung"

For further information on the enrolling process, please follow this link.

It is recommended to start the programme in the autumn term.

town hall Kiel, winter palace Saint Petersburg

Kiel city hall, the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg

picture: pixabay (321kasia), Tabea Wittneben-Fidan