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MASlovenian Language and Literature

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Short description:
The aim of the program is to prepare students to become well-trained specialists in Slovenian philology. Students acquire comprehensive knowledge of Slovenian literature from its early period to date in a European context, as well as extensive knowledge of Slovenian grammar and the history of the Slovenian language. Moreover, they get acquainted with the latest linguistic theories, sociolinguistics, textology, lexicology, stylistics and phraseology. Developing both oral and written proficiency in Slovenian is an important component of our education program. The program ends with the thesis on a chosen subfield of Slovenian philology. The MA program consists of a basic common component (60 credits) and an optional specialization (22 credits).

This program is recommended to applicants who have a special interest in Slovenian language and literature and wish to work in an area that requires Slovenian language skills or is related to Slovenian culture.

This program enables students to work as a specialist of Slovenian philology in the economic, cultural, political or social field. There are many opportunities for young professionals with an excellent command of Slovenian and a good understanding of the Slovenian culture as well as th ehistorical, economic and social trends in contemporary Slovenia.

Strength of program:
Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Slovenian Studies have general knowledge of philology with a specialization in Slovenian 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 Slavistics, numerous books and other national and international publications.)

Entry requirements: A B2-level in the target language or a diploma in the target 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/slovenian-language-and-literature-ma

Programme structure

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

Slovenian Language and Literature

Career opportunities

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

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

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