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MABulgarian Language and Literature

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Short description
The aim of the program is to prepare students for well-trained specialists in Bulgarian philology. Students acquire comprehensive knowledge of Bulgarian literature from its early period to the modern age in a European context, as well as extensive knowledge of Bulgarian grammar and the history of Bulgarian. Moreover, they are acquainted with the latest linguistic theories, sociolinguistics, textology, lexicology, stylistics and phraseology. Developing both oral and written proficiency in Bulgarian is an important component of our program. The program ends with a thesis on a chosen subfield of Bulgarian philology.

This program is recommended to applicants who have a special interest in the Bulgarian language and literature and wish to work in an area that requires Bulgarian language skills or is related to the Bulgarian culture. The MA program does not provide teaching qualifications.

This program enables students to work as specialists of Bulgarian philology in the fields of economy, culture, politics or social sciences. There are many opportunities for young professionals with an excellent command of Bulgarian and a good understanding of Bulgarian culture, as well as historical, economic and social trends in contemporary Bulgaria.

Strength of program
Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Bulgarian Studies have general knowledge of philology with a specialization in Bulgarian literature and linguistics. The structure of our MA program is flexible and meets the needs of students with various interests. The strength of the course is also indicated by the scholarly achievements of the department staff (eg. regular participation in national and international conferences, regularly organized international conferences on Slavonic Studies, numerous books and other national and international publications.)

Entry requirements: B2 level in Bulgarian language

Entrance exam: Yes

Type of entrance exam: Oral

Entrance exam location: Electronic

Entrance examination and selection process:
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 Rezső Jarmalov
Stipendium Hungaricum coordinator

Preparatory year available: No

Specialisation year available: No

Minimum number of scholarship holders: 2

Maximum number of scholarship holders: 20

Link: www.elte.hu/en/bulgaran-language-and-literature-ma

Programme structure

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

Bulgarian Language and Literature

Career opportunities

Career opportunities:
Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Bulgarian Studies have an opportunity to work for Bulgarian or/and Hungarian joint companies, in the field of culture or the educational sector, in the tourist industry, or to find employment related to cooperation between Bulgaria and Hungary in a broader sense. Our graduates can also engage in an academic career and after completing doctoral training and a successful defense of a doctoral dissertation obtain a PhD degree.

Job examples:
-Scholar in Bulgarian Studies
-Organizer in various fields of Bulgarian culture
-Expert on Bulgarian culture
-Literary translator
-Specialist in diplomacy

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