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MASlovakian Language and Literature

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Short description:
The aim of the program is to prepare students to become well-trained specialists in Slovakian philology. Students acquire comprehensive knowledge of Slovakian literature from its early period to date in a European context, as well as extensive knowledge of Slovakian grammar and the history of the Slovakian language. Moreover, they get acquainted with the latest linguistic theories, sociolinguistics, textology, lexicology, stylistics and phraseology. Developing both oral and written proficiency in Slovakian is an important component of our education program. The program ends with the thesis on a chosen subfield of Slovakian 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 Slovakian language and literature and wish to work in an area that requires Slovakian language skills or is related to Slovakian culture. Note that the program does not offer teaching qualifications.

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

Strength of program:
Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Slovakian Studies have general knowledge of philology with a specialization in Slovakian 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/slovakian-language-and-literature-ma

Programme structure

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

Slovakian Language and Literature

Career opportunities

Career opportunities:
Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Slovakian Studies have an opportunity to work for Slovakian 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 Slovakia 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 Slovakian Studies
Organizer in various fields of Slovakian culture
Expert on Slovakian culture
Literary translator
Specialist in diplomacy

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