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BAGermanic Studies, Specialized in Scandinavian Studies

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Program description:
The BA system course in Scandinavian Studies, aims to train professionals in Danish, Norwegian and Swedish who are able to use one of these languages on advanced level, both in writing and speaking (level C1) and work in their professions suitably. Moreover, they gain available theoretical and practical knowledge in Scandinavian literature, culture and history.

Strength of program
With these skills they will be able to: manage and organize tasks within the fields of tourism, economic life, media and press, culture and civil service translate and interpret general texts be familiar with social, environmental and economic conditions or issues of Hungary and one of the Scandinavian countries they are specialized in transmit their knowledge use their knowledge for their professions. The course aims to prepare students for specialized Master courses.

BA system course is planned to be 3-year term. The course is divided into two periods: the first year as a basic course the second and third year as main course. At the end of each period there are complex examinations. At the end of the basic course, students have Filter examination and at the end of the main course they have Final examination.

Entry requirements:
The students who can apply for the Scandinavian Studies 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. If the certificate is not in English, the university needs an official translation, which could be a translation by the secondary school as well.

If the applicant completes their secondary education during the current term and their certificate is not issued before the application deadline, a proof of student status or a certification, which verifies that the applicant will receive matriculation is required instead. In case of being accepted as a student, however, the applicant must present their certificate of matriculation upon enrolment at the latest.

This program is not available for Hungarian citizens.

The educational and outcome requirements are defined by the Ministry of Human Capacities, Regulation No. 18/2016., VIII. 5.). The details of the application and admission process are defined by the Organisational and Operational Regulations of ELTE.

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Entrance exam description:
The application documents are processed by the Department of International Affairs and then forwarded to the department responsible for the given degree programme. The department checks the documents and organizes an interview by telephone, online (e.g. Skype) or in person. After the entrance interview, the department comes to a decision and informs the Department of International Affairs.

Mr Ádám Benjámin Varga
International Student Advisor

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Programme structure

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Career opportunities

Career opportunities
BA graduates are eligible to work towards an MA degree in Scandinavian Studies.

Job examples
Those with a degree in Scandinavian studies will be able to find jobs eg. in journalism, management, business and banking. Intercultural communications Teaching and research

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States