The Literary Studies at University of Szeged programmes combines the history and theories of literature with relevant artistic and medial examples, as well as social and cultural perspectives. Except for specific national programmes (in French, German, Russian, and Italian literature), all programmes are in English.
Students participate in workshop seminars, acquire professional skills in analysis and composition, and receive individual guidance throughout their research work, up until the completion of their dissertations.
Holders of a PhD in Literary Studies may pursue a career in academia and education, or may choose to work for cultural organizations, publishing and media companies, national or local administration, or in the creative industry.
- Comparative Literature
- English and American Literature
- French Literature
- German Literature
- Italian Literature
- Russian Literature
- Classical Philology
- Neo-Latin Literature
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- MA degree, a demonstrated proficiency in English (B2/Intermediate) and/or other languages as required by the specific programmes. In the final phase of the application process, applicants present their research plan and motivation in a personal or online interview.
- We expect applicants to be interested in the contemporary developments and challenges in literature and culture, literary and cultural heritage worldwide, and languages in general. It is an advantage if the applicant has an MA in literary studies, languages, philosophy, cultural studies, theatre or film studies, or translation.
International7000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3500 EUR per semester during 48 months.
EU/EEA7000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3500 EUR per semester during 48 months.
Other fees: 35 EUR application fee, 250 EUR entrance exam fee
Living costs for Szeged
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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