Linguistics courses are offered at the University of Bern (Dr. Simeon Dekker, Dr. Elias Bounatirou).
The program includes lectures and seminars on Russian and South Slavic linguistics at the BA and MA level. As part of the BA program, the introductory module “Laut und Schrift” and an advanced module ("Grammatik und Wörterbuch" or "Geschichte und Gegenwart") are offered annually. The MA program includes specialized lectures and seminars on current issues in Slavic philology. The research focus of the department is on Church Slavic literature, which is examined from the perspective of translation theory and discourse analysis.