Finno-Ugric Studies

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The Finno-Ugric Studies (also Finno-Ugric Studies ) is the special philology , but also cultural studies (→  folklore ), which is particularly concerned with the Finno-Ugric languages and the associated literature is concerned, but also with the (historical and / or contemporary) cultures whose Speaker (see also cultural area ). It is a branch of Ural Studies , the second branch of which is Samoyed Studies . In German university policy, Finno-Ugric Studies is assigned to the subject "Finno-Ugric Studies-Ural Studies", which belongs to the group of small subjects .

Within philology, Finno-Ugric Studies belongs to the modern or new (re) n philologies .

Range of tasks

The Finno-Ugric languages ​​are a subgroup of the Uralic languages . The field of activity of Finn -Ugric Studies in the broader sense is the research and teaching of the Finno-Ugric languages , especially Finnish , Hungarian and Estonian , in the field of literary studies , linguistics and regional studies .

Study opportunities

Finno-Ugric Studies can be studied in Germany at the Georg-August University of Göttingen , the University of Hamburg and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich , mostly as part of a “Bachelor of Arts” or “Master of Arts” course.

Fen Studies , which primarily includes Finnish and partly also the Estonian language, can be studied in the BA and MA degree courses at the "Institute for Fen Studies and Scandinavian Studies " at the University of Greifswald and at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Cologne. Finnish as part of a Northern Europe / Scandinavian studies course is possible at the Northern Europe Institute of the Humboldt University in Berlin and at the University of Mainz in the study program Languages ​​of Northern Europe and the Baltic States at BA and MA level. The history, culture, politics and society of Finland, Estonia and the Baltic States are also taught there.

You can study Finno-Ugric Studies in Austria at the University of Vienna ; there is the Bachelor studies of Hungarian Studies and Finno-Master Studies Hungarian Studies and Finno-Ugric Linguistics and the Hungarian teacher training for teaching in secondary schools. Up to 2003 there were Finno-Ugric Studies as a diploma course as well as Hungarian Literature and Finno-Ugric Linguistics each as Masters courses (2003-2008).

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Individual evidence

  1. Small subjects: Finnish-Ugrian-Ural studies on the Kleine Fächer portal. Retrieved June 18, 2019 .