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Short description
The aim of the Hungarian BA program is to provide students a professional level of Hungarian in the language and its literature. The course offers the language training based on the experience of the Hungarian as a Foreign Language Department of Eötvös Loránd University, and also emphasizes 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 center 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 center 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.

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

Programme structure

Find the detailed structure of the program on the site of the Faculty:

Career opportunities

Career opportunities
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 founded 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.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States