|Study location||Hungary, Pécs|
|Type||Master, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
|Course code||Social Science|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Hungarian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
or: TOEFL (iBT internet-based): 72 points (www.ets.org/toefl) / Cambridge ESOL: B2 level (www.cambridgeenglish.org) / TELC: B2 level (www.telc.net/en.html) / ECL: B2 level (www.ecl-test.com/)
You do not have to submit an official English test result if one of the following criteria applies to you: English is your native language / You have continued your undergraduate studies in English / You have participated in a preparatory course organised by the UP or any other Hungarian institute (You have to submit the official transcript of your preparatory studies)
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
- BA Degree in International Relations (for lack of the degree, other degrees can also be accepted if they include the following disciplines: social science (sociology, philosophy, anthropology), law, economy, political science, history, culture and linguistics – please attach a transcript for the courses you have completed (title, credits)
Additional documents to be submitted in English/officially attested English translation:
The goal of the MA degree program in International Relations is to train highly qualified experts with broad education in the social sciences who can interpret Hungary’s place and role in the international situation and in Europe; and know the theoretical and practical context of international relations. The graduates of the program have a high level of proficiency in language and negotiation techniques. Their historical, sociological and professional education enables them to think in terms of analysis and synthesis. The knowledge of their subject matter enables them to understand and predict the economic, legal and political processes of the international system. They are able to put the perspectives of the East-Central European region into context amongst the many challenges of international relations. The graduates know and understand the developmental tendencies of the regions outside Europe and have thorough disciplinary knowledge in the areas of civilisation, world economy, international law, political science as well as practical skills in diplomacy, protocol and negotiation techniques. Equipped with these pieces of knowledge and skills they are properly qualified for pursuing their studies in a doctoral degree program.
Type of entrance exam:
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
Evaluation of submitted documents, online interview and ranking of applicants
Ms. Vanda Bőczin-Sirkeci
120 credits which the international students have to accomplish in 4 semesters. Courses with 2 to 8 credits, appr. 8-9 per semester.
Requirements and the evaluation process may differ at the different courses, but generally on seminars the students are evaluated based on active participation and contribution, while on lectures they have to pass an oral or written exam and might face further requirements as well. Both cases, the evaluation goes from 1- failed to 5-excellent.
The minimum amount of credits to be collected in every semester is 18.