MA in German as a Minority Language and Literature (Deutsch als Minderheitensprache und -kultur)

Faculty of Humanities


Degree: Master of Arts

Duration of training: 4 semesters

Language of instruction: German

Head of the programme: Dr. Zsuzsa Gerner


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 as a Minority Language and Literature

Main field of study: humanities

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


Application procedure:

Applications with a copy of the BA certificate 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, H-7624 Pécs, Ifjúság útja 6., Hungary


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

The goal of the degree programme is to train experts who have sound general and special knowledge and understanding of the history, language, language use, literature, intellectual and material culture and identity of the German minority in Hungary and as well as considerable expertise in the German language, literature and culture. The programme will also introduce students to the general legal, social and institutional conditions of minority life. 

In addition - like in the MA degree programme in German Studies - comprehensive knowledge will be provided in the following areas:

  • 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
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Schools, trends and genres in the history of German 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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