Hungarian Studies (Master)

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The master’s programme in Hungarian Studies prepares students for independent academic research in the area of Hungarian literature and cultural studies and for employment in a subject-specific or related occupational field.

Master of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 066 853

4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination


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Data updated on: 19.07.2019

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

It consists of 4 modules: Module 1 deals with theoretical and methodological questions in literature and cultural studies. Module 2 focuses on interdisciplinarity: Hungarian studies in the context of neighbouring disciplines, focusing on comparative literature, history, history of art, theatre and film. Module 3 covers Hungarian literature and cultural studies as part of media and communication science, and Module 4 is a master’s seminar for Hungarian Studies students, requiring them to write a master’s thesis and pass a master’s examination.

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Communication theories
  • Cultural analysis
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • History of art
  • Theatre and film

... and many more.



 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

Graduates can pursue a career in the following areas:

  • transnational cultural work and education
  • tourism
  • bilateral economic relations
  • mass media
  • national and international organisations.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).

3 years after graduation ...

  • 69% of graduates residing in Austria are gainfully employed.
  • graduates earn approx. € 2,513 gross/month.
  • 12% of graduates work in the education sector.

*You can find precise information on implementation, evaluation and use as well as further data for this degree programme in the graduate tracking "Arts and Humanities".