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The award
BA

How long you will study
6 Semester

Domestic course fees
EUR 1000 per semester

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 1000 per semester

All study options

About English and American Studies at Károli Gáspár University

The program in English and American Studies was founded at our university in 1993.

The primary goal of our BA program in English and American Studies is to offer our students practical knowledge and skills that will enable them to pursue careers in a competitive global market. A strong knowledge of the English language and global English-language culture is an essential foundation for continued studies and training in an increasingly wide array of fields.

Programme Structure

Our program places strong emphasis on language development with carefully designed courses which help students acquire a high degree of proficiency in English, both written and spoken, but we also offer an engaging array of courses in linguistics and English-language culture, literature, and history (with a focus first and foremost on the countries of the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America).

In addition to courses which have become a traditional part of English and American studies (e.g. English literature since the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, phonetics and phonology, descriptive grammar, etc.), our program also gives students a chance to take courses which are rarely offered at other institutions. These courses include, for instance, seminars on the relationship between literature and Christianity, the history of Christianity in Great Britain and North America, the Irish language, Canadian history and culture, and courses on the Middle Ages from the perspectives of literature, history, culture, and linguistics. Students can choose between two tracks (literature-culture or linguistics) and also have to take a specialization in North American studies. These programs of study provide students with a thorough knowledge of the subjects in question and the skills to pursue further studies and compete in their fields.

After having completed a BA in English and American Studies, students can pursue their English studies at the MA level. The disciplinary master’s program in English at Károli Gáspár University focuses first and foremost on English-language literature.

Prospective students will find the list of courses included in the programme here.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study6 semester
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 1000 per semesterInternational course feesEUR 1000 per semester

Entry requirements

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically by 30 April:

1. Secondary school certificate (matriculation document),
2. B2 CEFR-level internationally recognised English language exam certificate (equivalent to Cambridge English First (FCE)/ BEC Vantage/ IELTS 5.5-6.5/ TOEFL iBT 87-109/ Michigan ECCE/ PTE General Level 3/ PTE Academic 59-75/ Trinity ISE II),
3. Curriculum Vitae (CV),
4. Motivation letter,
5. Application form. You can access the online application form by clicking here.
6. Proof of transfer of the application fee (non-refundable cost): 50 EUR. You have to upload the Bank receipt on the Application form.

Bank details:
Address of the Owner: H-1091 Budapest, Kálvin tér 9.
Name of Bank: ERSTE BANK 
IBAN: HU54 1160 0006 0000 0000 1014 8552
Account No.: 11600006-00000000-10148552
Swift code: GIBAHUHB
Description: Full name_Programme you applied for

The entrance exam is a Skype interview which aims at assessing the candidate’s knowledge of the target language, motivation and intercultural skills.

What students think about Károli Gáspár University

    Nour Al Wattar (Syria), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    Testimonial from Nour Al Wattar (Syria), LL.M. in European and International Business Law, student at Károli Gáspár University

    "Studying at Károli Gáspár University was an amazing opportunity for me to develop both as an individual and as a professional. I can definitely say that studying  at this University was a life changing experience for me. I would like to encourage everyone that is thinking to do its master studies, to do it at this University. It is well organized, professors are amazing and helpful, it has a lot of international students, and it is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world - Budapest."

    Ornella Lazarte (Brazil), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    "Hungary was the best experience of my life and I am proud to hold a European diploma. Besides, Budapest has a lot of job opportunities and I grew as a student, a person and a professional 10 years in 1 year.

    I hope next year there is going to be more Brazilian students at KRE!"

    Mirhadi Samidzada (Azerbaijan), LL.M. in European and International Business Law

    Testimonial from Mirhadi Samidzada (Azerbaijan), LL.M. in European and International Business Law, student at Károli Gáspár University

    "It is my honor to know you, our dean and other teachers of our university, to study at KRE. I don’t write it as a formality: you are amazing persons. You helped us in each and every step of us. Thanks for everything.

    Of course, as a graduate I am also part of the KRE family and I always would like to see my university among the best universities of the world. During the course LL.M. teachers were really kind, polite and tried to do their best to teach us everything in a professional and on the other hand friendly way.

    Regarding the city, Budapest is really beautiful city and there are so many splendid scenes. Because of its nature, bridges, river, hills and general characteristic features I would like to include it among the most beautiful cities of the world."

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