This officially accredited M.A. degree is specially designed for those interested in the study of European cultures, trans- and intercultural communication, and the traditions of European multiculturalism. The four semester full time program, which is taught in Hungarian, and – on candidate’s choice – German or English, and it aims at forming specialists (cross cultural specialists, teachers, translators, journalists, editors, etc.) in various cultural processes, intercultural contacts, in the past and present of European cultures. Therefore, the degree program is recommended firstly to Bachelor of Arvcts degree holders (Language and Literature, Philosophy, History, European Studies, Journalism, etc.). The specialization, however, is open to anyone who holds an undergraduate degree.
Courses are taught by faculty members of the P.C.U. German and English departments, as well as guest lecturers from the Eötvös Loránd University, the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, and from the Babeş-Bolyai University, whose internationally recognized professional experience and scientific research, guarantee the high quality of the program.
The content of the program
The curriculum is based on 50% Hungarian core subjects. In addition, students may choose between courses taught in the English or German language. The focus is, as shown below, on cultural, literary, language, and translation studies: Introduction to Intercultural Studies, History of Central/Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries, The History and the Institutions of the European Union, Globalization and Post-colonialism, Theatre and Cultural Intermedium, Cultural Memory and Imagology in Central/Eastern Europe, Identity and Cultural Otherness, Cultural Contacts and the Perception of Cultural Otherness,Interpretation of Contemporary Popular Culture, European Language Policies,Language and Communication, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication,Intercultural Communication Techniques, Translation: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Regional Literatures, etc..
Block courses are held on Fridays and Saturdays.
Graduate students have the possibility of participating in research projects, conferences. They may also apply for international grants, study visits or for professional practice periods in Romanian and foreign cultural institutes.
Tuition fee: 1,000 RON/semester
Application requirements: Bachelor of Arts/Undergraduate degree
Application period: between 1-16 July
For further information, please contact:
Dr. János Szabolcs: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Liviu Cotrău: email@example.com