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MAGerman Language, Literature and Culture

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Program description:

The MA program attempts to prepare future research carried out in the fields of literature and cultural science from aspects of literature history, theory, cultural and media science. In this way students may be offered subjects specializing in specific problems related to the literature and culture of German-speaking countries, thereby offering a chance to study interdisciplinary literature by focusing on characteristics of certain eras, authors and literary pieces with respect to genre theory, sociology of literature, aesthetics, history of arts, and theory of literature.

In this program, students become proficient in understanding and producing academic and media-oriented publications also in the fields of applied and theoretical linguistics and literature science. After the basic module students can alternatively choose besides the philology module also a module for German economic communication as well as for culture mediation. Students are eligible for admission to PhD programs.
Entry requirements:
A B2-level, internationally recognized language certificate in the target language or a diploma in the target language.

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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
Stipendium Hungaricum coordinator

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Programme structure

Please find the list of study units here:émet_2017.pdf

Career opportunities

MA-bearing German Language Literature and Culture experts are searched in the fields: the world of business, media, diplomacy, international relations institutes, tourism, local government/cultural offices, the arts.

Job examples:

Journalist, essayist, guide, project manager at government/cultural organisations, specialist in diplomatic affairs.

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States