German Language and Literature

General information

The aim of this study programme is for students to acquire and develop language skills in German, and furthermore to introduce them to the basics of the scholarly philological reflection of language and literature in the broader context of history and culture.

The students will focus on the most topical disciplines of linguistics and literature and will acquire a broad overview of the history, culture, land and people of German-speaking countries.

A successful graduate is able to

  • use the acquired language competence and the knowledge of social, political, and cultural situations in German-speaking countries in various working positions with relevance for these areas
  • perform receptive and productive tasks based on texts in German and Czech
  • enter professions that demand independent and critical thinking as well as cultivated diction in the mother tongue and fluency in German
  • translate texts from and to German in individual fields of professional experience

Graduate employment

Graduates with this degree are qualified for language-oriented jobs in companies and institutions, in publishing houses and various branches of the media, in archives, libraries, museums, theatres, travel agencies, and as language experts. Further job opportunities involve translating, interpreting, and teaching language courses at the elementary and intermediate levels.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with German Language and Literature

Combinations with fields of other faculties

Faculty of Sports Studies
Animator of Sport Activities
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Economic Policy
Public Economics and Administration
Faculty of Social Studies
Media Studies and Journalism
Public Policy and Human Resources
Social Work

Admission Requirements

Unfortunately no information about admission requirements is available.

Frequently enrolled courses

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