Hungarian Studies (Master)

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The master’s programme in Hungarian Studies prepares students, beyond a bachelor’s degree, 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



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 (examples):

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

       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 of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

      Information about the Graduate Survey

      Career Tracking of Graduates

      The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

      Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates