|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Bachelor, partial/exchange studies|
|Nominal duration||1-2 semesters (60 credits/2 semesters) (60 ECTS)|
|Awards||BA (Philologist in Romanistics, Specialized in Portuguese Studies)|
|Course code||Arts and Humanities|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The students who can apply for the Portuguese 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.
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.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Portuguese.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Cambodia, Lebanon, Russia, South Korea, Syria, Vietnam.
B2 level Portuguese language proficiency
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
— Record of the final two years in secondary school
Other: An official English translation of the certificates and the records is required to be submitted, if the language of the original is not in English.
Optional documents for admissions
Os objetivos da formação do curso é preparar especialistas com vastos conecimentos nas áreas tanto teóricas como práticas no domínio das línguas e culturas novi-latinas, com enfoque especial para a portuguesa. A sua preparação deve torná-los aptos para cultivarem as formas práticas e teóricas da sua profissão numa dimensão pluri-disciplinar em posicoes em que se requeira tal habilitação. Devem ter os connhecimentos aprofundados necessários para continuarem a sua formação no segundo ciclo, i.é no Ma em Estudos Portugueses. Existe um curso minor- tanto disciplinar como de vertente pedagógica para os estudantes formados em curso complementar.
The aim of the instruction is to train specialists in Portuguese, Brazilian and African Portuguese cultures and literatures. At the beginning of the Portuguese studies we offer very intensive language lessons for the students who don’t speak the Portuguese language. After the history of Portugal and the Portuguese word, Brazil and PALOP (Portuguese Language Speaking African) countries, we initiate the students to the literature do Portugal and the Portuguese speaking countries and offer courses about the different cultural aspects of these countries. In our specialized courses the students can get to know the cinema, theatre, music and fine arts of Portugal and Brazil.
The BA-training admits students without knowledge of Portuguese language too, we have very good language teaching. Our specialty is the close cooperation with the Portuguese Camões Institute and the Galego Language Centre in Budapest, so we can offer possibilities of Portuguese Language Exam and learning Galego and Catalan language and culture.
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.
A B2-level, internationally recognized language certificate in the target language or a diploma in the target language.
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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
Stipendium Hungaricum coordinator
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Find the detailed structure of the program on the site of the Faculty: www.btk.elte.hu/en/content/bachelor-programmes.t.3371?m=226
The students of Portuguese after 3 years of training have a reliable knowledge of Portuguese language (level B2, C1) and the Portuguese language cultures, so they can get a job in transnational companies, in the tourist industry, in the foreign trading, in different mass media forums, or as translators and interpreters.