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Program description:
The MA course offered by the Department of Assyriology and Hebrew studies at the Faculty of Humanities of the L. Eötvös University is a two-year, full-time course, including four semesters. The student who is to take up this course must have a basic knowledge of the Akkadian and Sumerian language, and the cuneiform writing. She or he must also be familiar with the history and archaeology of ancient Mesopotamia. At the end of the course the student is required to complete an MA dissertation. The teachers at the department are specialized in the history and archaeology of ancient Assyria, in the economy and society of the Old-Babylonian period, and in the study of the Sumerian language and literature.

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A C1-level, internationally recognized language certificate (IELTS or TOEFL) in the target language or a diploma in the target language. A bachelor degree in a connected study field 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
International Student Advisor

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States