|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Master, partial/exchange studies|
|Nominal duration||1-2 semesters (60 credits/2 semesters) (60 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Philologist in Romanian Language, Literature and Culture)|
|Course code||Arts and Humanities|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Applicants must hold a university bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent college degree) in the fields listed below. Full credit acknowledgement is only given for a Bachelor’s degree in Romance Philology, Specialized in Romanian Studies.
In case of any other degree, each diploma will be considered individually. The applicant must have at least 50 credits in the field of Romanian studies (Linguistics, Literature and Culture) to enter the programme. Transcripts from your bachelor’s degree as well as course descriptions will be requested.
The educational and outcome requirements are defined by the Ministry of Human Capacities, Regulation No. 18/2016. (VIII. 5.). 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 / Romanian.
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, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, Syria, Vietnam.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
— Secondary school certificate. Notarized copy only on request
Other: An official English translation of the certificates and the records if the language of the original is not English
Optional documents for admissions
Catedra de Filologie Română a fost fondată în anul 1863. Era prima catedră de limba și literatura română în Europa, înființată în afara României. Catedra are mai multe contracte de colaborare cu universitățiile (Erasmus cu Universitatea din Oradea, Universitatea București, Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai) și instituțiile academice (Institul de Istorie George Barițiu) din România. Diplomele obținute la catedra noastră, pe baza regulamentelor europene și a acordurilor bilaterale româno-maghiare sunt recunoscute și în România.
Cei care termină specialitatea pot să meargă mai departe la masterat, sau să se angaje. Iată câteva exemple unde lucrează unii care au terminat la noi: edituri, publicistică, ministerul afacerilor externe, relații culturale, autoguvernări, administrația de stat, turism etc.
The main goal of the program is to ensure a good knowledge of the Romanian language and literature. BA level provides a thorough training in order to be able to apply forward at PhD level. The program also emphasis the practical training so that those who graduate it will have the chance to engage in the competitive sphere/ labor market (translator, editor, publisher, etc.)
The aim of this course is to train high-level specialists capable of meeting the specific demands of the labor market in the fields of cultural and intercultural exchange. In addition to local, national or international authorities in the public sector, it is important to underline the growing need for Romanian graduates in the private sector, e.g. with multinational companies.
The training will also prepare the student to continue in one of the Doctoral Schools of the Faculty.
Our graduates find positions mainly in the sectors of education and research, tourism management, banking and finance, and intercultural communications.
Our graduates finish the program with a high level of Portuguese knowledge. Many of them work as language teachers in public schools or language schools, as editors or literary translators, others find positions in the tourism industry, media and marketing, at governmental institutions or ministries, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Foreign Trade, and at international companies.
The Department of Romanian Philology was founded in 1863. It was the first chair of the Romanian language and literature in Europe. The Department has several contracts with universities (University of Bucharest, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca, University of Oradea) and academic institutions (George Bariţiu Academic Institute of History) from Romania . Diplomas from our department, based on European regulations and the Romanian-Hungarian bilateral agreements are recognized in Romania and also in Europe.
A B2-level, internationally recognized language certificate in the target language or a diploma in the target language. A bachelor degree in Romance Philology, Specialized in Romanian is also required.
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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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Those who graduate from our department can go on to master program, or can find a job. Here are some examples where those who have graduated with us, are working: publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs, cultural relations, self-government state government , tourism etc.
Publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs, cultural relations, self-government, state government, tourism etc.