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Study of Religions (MA)

The Study of Religions (MA) offers profound studies in the history and social reality of different religions. By applying scientific methods, we teach students about the basics of the subject. The programme provides students with an understanding of the fields of Applied Study, Psychology, Sociology, and History of Religions. Key thinkers on the subject are introduced to provide an overall understanding of the scientific approach to the theory of religions. There is a strong applied aspect of the MA programme as well, as it teaches research methods and combines practice and theory through case studies. During the programme, students develop skills for understanding the main theories on religion and skills for doing applied research and independent research on subjects related to religion.


Research areas cover Religion in CEE, Religious Experiences, Christian Churches, New Religious Movements, Psychology of Religion, Global Religion and History of Religions. Graduates of the Faculty usually choose their careers in government, churches, private or international organisations, NGOs; and there is an option to continue PhD studies at the Faculty.


Level of the programme: Master

Duration of the programme: 4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 120


Who should apply?

We expect applicants to accept the idea of religious pluralism, but all students with an open mind are welcome.
Application requirements: Any undergraduate (BA, BSc) or graduate (MA, MSc, LL M) degree, a demonstrated proficiency in English (B2/Advanced) and an individual interview (online).


Start of the programme: September and February of each year

Tuition fee: EUR 1900 per semester (Please kindly note that after being accepted, non-EU applicants will need to pay 2 semesters' tuition fee together for the first academic year. For further information, you can contact us at: international@primus.arts.u-szeged.hu)

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


For more information visit the homepage of the RS department, and please contact Zsuzsanna Szugyiczki via email at szugyiczki.zsuzsanna@szte.hu regarding the application process or details of the programme.

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