​The focus of Contemporary History is general education and therefore it does not prepare students for any exact profession. Scholarship and critical education, however, are important strengths in the modern labour markets and Contemporary History graduates have found employment in many important posts in both the public and private sectors.

Traditionally, degree students of Contemporary History have worked in the following fields after graduation:

  • Education: the school system, adult education, professional postgraduate education, education in institutions of higher education and special education
  • Journalism and Mass Communication: press, radio and television; various Communications posts in administration, businesses and organizations
  • Administration and Organizations: parties, labour organizations, civil organizations, regional organizations and unions
  • International Relations: Administration of foreign affairs, international relations of different organizations, foreign trade, development aid, international organizations.