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MA in American Studies

The MA program in American Studies at the University f Szeged is designed to provide

students with an in-depth knowledge of the US, its society, history, cultures and

literatures. In the first stage of the training, students do introductory courses in US

literatures, history and culture, while later they have the opportunity to study various

fields including intellectual history, political, popular as well as visual culture,

Hungarian-US relations, gender and identity. Rigorous coursework includes gaining

knowledge about theoretical problems and research direction, structure of US history

and society in North America, majority and minority populations. The program

develops abilities of analyzing and processing information in a critical manner.


Our teaching and research areas cover intellectual and cultural history, literature,

visual culture and film studies. During the program there is a focus on developing skills

of research and publication. Graduates of the Faculty usually choose their careers in

cultural and public administration, tourism industry, international business companies,

teaching, translation, journalism, academia, editing, diplomacy, international relations,

media, project management, local government, etc.

Level of the program: Master

Length of the program: 4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 120

Who should apply?

We expect applicants to be interested in the cultures and people of the United States.

Application requirements: a BA diploma, international certificate of advanced

command of English (TOEFL Score: min. 95 (min of 20 in each section) or, TOEFL ITP

Score: min 627, or IELTS Band: 95 (min of 20 in each section) or, Cambridge Advanced

English [CAE]) / other certificate of advanced command of English accepted by the

department / written document certifying the completion of a minimum of four

semesters of studies, instructed in English, accepted by the department / in

exceptional cases, other proof of proficiency equivalent to these accepted by the


Start of the program: September of each year

Tuition fee: 1900 EUR (Please kindly note that after being accepted, non-EU applicants will need to pay 2 semesters' tuition fee toghether for the first academic year. For further information you can contact us at: internationaloffice.btk@szte.hu)

Other fees: 35 EUR application fee (non-refundable) and 250 EUR entrance exam fee (non-refundable)

For further information please contact contact Dr. Zoltán Dragon via e‐mail (dragon@ieas-szeged.hu or call 00 36-62-544-264) regarding the application process or details of the program.

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