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Germanic Studies (Specialisation German as Ethnic Minority Language), BA

University of Pécs, Hungary

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BAFull-time6 semesterSeptemberEUR 2200 per semesterEUR 2200 per semester

About Germanic Studies (Specialisation German as Ethnic Minority Language), BA - at University of Pécs

Das Ziel des Studiengangs ist, Studierenden grundlegende Kenntnisse einerseits in den Kernbereichen der Germanistik, andererseits über die deutschsprachige Minderheit in Ungarn zu vermitteln. Die Studierenden erwerben die deutsche Sprache auf dem Niveau C1 des gemeinsamen europäischen Referenzrahmens, außerdem werden sie befähigt, allgemeine politische, wirtschaftliche, sowie sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Texte zu verstehen und zu produzieren. Studierende der Fachrichtung Deutsch als Minderheitensprache lernen darüber hinaus die Geschichte, den Sprachgebrauch, die Volkskultur und die Literatur der Ungarndeutschen kennen. Ein abgeschlossenes BA-Studium eröffnet zahlreiche Berufsperspektiven in verschiedenen Bereichen, wie z.B. in nationalen und internationalen Unternehmen, und berechtigt zum Zugang zu einem Masterstudium. Während des BA-Studiums entwickeln die Studierenden Kenntnisse und Kompetenzen in den folgenden Bereichen: deutsche Sprachkenntnisse auf dem Niveau C1; sprachwissenschaftliche Grundkenntnisse, Kenntnisse der Grammatik der deutschen Gegenwartssprache; Literatur der deutschsprachigen Länder; Landeskunde der deutschsprachigen Länder; Grundkenntnisse in Kultur- und Medienwissenschaft; Geschichte, Sprache, Literatur und Kultur der Ungarndeutschen; Präsentationstechniken.

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Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fee: EUR 2200 / semester
Application fee: EUR 140

Entry requirements

The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results)
    • vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B)
    • HEP A/B/C test*
    • HIV test*
    • Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)
  • Transfer receipt of the EUR 140 application fee
  • Official copy of the following language exam certificates:  
  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype)

*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at University of Pécs

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program


The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government as part of the government policy called “Eastern and Southern Opening”. The scholarship program is managed by Tempus Public Foundation.
The core mission of the program is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students. Currently 68 sending partners are engaged in the program.
Every year hundreds of international students gain admission to our university with the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship.



  • Tuition-free education: exemption from the payment of tuition fee.
  • Monthly stipend: 
    • non-degree, bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly HUF 43 700 contribution to the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies,
    • doctoral level:  monthly HUF 140 000 for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies.
  • Accommodation: dormitory placement OR a monthly contribution of HUF 40 000 to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.
  • Medical insurance: health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 100 000 a year/person

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