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Hungarian, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Hungarian program of Eötvös Loránd University offers language training based on the experience of the Hungarian as a Foreign Language Department and also emphasises the importance of literary and cultural studies. Eastern, and Eastern-Central Europe are in the position to become central actors in cultural and economic connections between Asia and Europe. This can be seen as a developing trend that will grow in the coming years. Budapest, as the capital of Hungary is one of the hubs in the region and the centre of Hungarian culture. Students of the Hungarian BA program will specialize in Hungarian as a Foreign Language.

Strength of program

The professional understanding of not only the Hungarian language but also Hungarian literature and culture, and several of the cultural factors that define Europe on an international level will position graduated students to become actors in this quickly developing economic and cultural field. Eötvös Loránd University is located on two main campuses around the city centre of Budapest and boasts nearly 30,000 students and a thriving university life. It is one of the largest universities in Eastern-Central Europe and houses the world’s most prestigious institutes for the study of Hungarian language, tradition, history, culture and art. Students enrolling in the course will be learning from many academics who are leading figures in their fields, guaranteeing the highest possible standard in training.

Career paths

Those holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hungarian BA are eligible for admission to the Hungarian Studies MA or similar philological degrees. They will be able to work in different fields, such as journalism, education in non-state funded schools, government organizations, diplomacy and any other jobs that do not require degree-specific skills.

Job examples

  • Academic: BA graduates are eligible for admission to MA in Hungarian Studies or similar philological degrees. Out of University careers: journalism, teaching Hungarian in non-state funded schools, government organizations, diplomacy, any other job not requiring degree-specific skills, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Philosophy
  • Culture, Communication, Rhetorics
  • Literary Proseminar
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Modern Hungarian Literature
  • Contemporary Hungarian Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    46

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  • Minimum required score:

    453

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General Requirements

  • The students who can apply for the Hungarian BA Program are expected to present the documentation of their certificate of matriculation from a secondary school and to submit their application with the necessary attachments.
  • The university accepts only certificates, which are equivalent to the Hungarian certificate of matriculation, thus appropriate for continuing one’s studies in university education.
  • Online application form
  • Record of the final two years in secondary school
  • Secondary school certificate
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Copy of the main pages of the passport
  • Copy of application fee transfer
  • Copy of the Entrance exam fee transfer
  • English language certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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