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Subject information

Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures

Slavistik Portal (ViFa Slavistik) Central access point for Slavic-related subject information provision on the Internet

Online Contents - SSG Slavistik Analyses some 400 journals with 171,000 article titles (from 1998) from the field of Slavic Languages and Literatures

MLA International Bibliography with full text Bibliography for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics including many full texts

Discover e-journals in your subject area with BrowZine. The best starting point is here: Slavic studies journals

Slavic and Baltic Studies

Consultation hours for literature research

Our subject librarian in Slavic and Baltic Studies would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialized databases
  • Help with search strategies
  • Support for working with literature management programs

Please make an appointment by e-mail. The consultation can also be made using a tool such as Skype, Zoom, or Jitsi.

For further services of our subject librarians please visit the Portal Humanities and Theology of the University Library of Bern (in German).


Our collection in Slavic and Baltic languages and literatures can be requested through our online catalog swissbib Basel Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

Slavic Languages and Literatures Library

  • Literature on Old Church Slavonic
  • Specialized literature on Slavic languages and literature in Slavic languages
  • Dictionaries of all Slavic languages
  • Primary literature in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Polish, Russian, and Czech
  • Academic journals

Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

  • Study literature
  • Advanced language courses

Münstergasse Library

  • Reference works in the reading room
  • Latest issues of print journals in the Schultheissensaal