|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters (2 years) (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Philologist in Slovakian Language and Literature)|
|Tuition fee||€2,200 per semester|
|Application fee||€150 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable
|Examination fee||€100 one-time|
Undergraduate / Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Applicants must hold a university bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent college degree) in the fields listed below. Full credit acknowledgement is only given for a bachelor’s degree in Slavonic Studies, Specialized in Bulgarian Studies.
In the case of any other degree, each diploma will be considered individually. The applicant must have 30 credits in the field of Bulgarian language, linguistics, literature or culture studies which might be acquired during the MA studies according to the Academic Regulations of the university.
Transcripts from your bachelor’s degree as well as course descriptions will be requested.
The educational and outcome requirements are defined by the Ministry of Human Capacities, Regulation No. 18/2016. (VIII. 5.). Details of the application and admission process are defined by the Organisational and Operational Regulations of ELTE.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Important Information: Bear in mind that providing us with your personal data (name, mother’s name, email, passport number, etc.) is your repsonisbility and yours only. We cannot be held responsible for any delays caused by incomplete, misspelled or false data (re-issuing a letter of acceptance may take considerable time).
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
— Secondary school certificate. Notarized copy only on request.
Optional documents for admissions
— Curriculum Vitae in English. In MS Word format with one low-resolution photo
Procedure of the application
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Entrance examination and selection process
Procedure of the entrance examination
Results and the official decision will be announced in the application system. Admission letters are sent out also in the online application system within a few days.
For more information about the application procedures, please visit the Faculty’s website
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.
Find the detailed structure of the program on the site of the Faculty:
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.
—Scholar in Slovakian Studies
—Organizer in various fields of Slovakian culture
—Expert on Slovakian culture
—Specialist in diplomacy etc.