MA in German Language, Literature and Culture (Deutsche Sprache, Literatur und Kultur)

Faculty of Humanities


Degree: Master of Arts

Duration of training: 4 semesters

Language of instruction: German

Head of the programme: Professor Zoltán Szendi

Level and name of qualification to be obtained in the MA degree programme as listed in the degree certificate: 

Level of qualification: Master of Arts (magister, master; MA)

Name of qualification: MA degree in German Literature

Number of credits to be earned for the MA degree: 120


Application procedure:

applications complete with the certificate of BA degree should be sent to the following address:

University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities

Admissions Office (Felvételi Iroda)

Ifjúság útja 6, H- 7624 Pécs, Hungary


Application deadline: 31 July 

Admission requirements: BA degree in German Studies recognised in the EU (for students whose native language is not German a document certifying ECL C2 proficiency in the German language).

Tuition fee: EUR 1,500 per semester

Application fee: EUR 140

Location of training: University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities, Ifjúság útja 6., H-7624 Pécs, Hungary


Goal of the MA degree programme and the professional competences to be acquired:  

The goal of the programme is to provide students with thorough knowledge and skills in the following areas of German Studies:

  • The present and past of literary studies and linguistics
  • Old German literature (from the beginnings to 1700)
  • The history of German literature from 1700 to the present day
  • The history of the German language
  • Text linguistics 

In addition, students can choose as an elective a linguistic or a literature culture module in accordance with their main field of interest. The linguistic module includes courses on sociolinguistics, contrastive linguistics, language norms and conventions in the past and the present, varieties of German, etc. The Literature/culture module offers courses on literary schools, trends, genres in German literature, contemporary German literature, theory of the media and intercultural media, intercultural and intertextual interpretation of literature, etc.


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Zsuzsa Gerner

Institute of German Studies

Tel./Fax: +36 72/ 501-574


Faculty of Humanities

University of Pécs

H-7624 Pécs,

Ifjúság útja 6.


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