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English and American Studies (BA)

About the Programme

The BA programme in English & American Studies is designed to provide students with a wide knowledge of English-speaking cultures, primarily those of the UK and the USA, and their societies, history, language and literatures. In the first stage of their studies, students receive intensive English language training and complete introductory courses in literature, culture, and linguistics. The programme offers applied subjects, such as English as a Foreign Language, Academic English, Academic Composition, Academic Writing, Sociolinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition. All students are required to write a BA thesis.


In the course of the programme the main focus is on developing skills of reading and developing a critical understanding of academic and scholarly texts, writing basic texts on general and academic topics; speaking about general and academic topics, and in the disciplines taught. Graduates of the Faculty usually choose their careers in cultural and public administration, tourism, international business, teaching, translation, journalism, academia, editing, diplomacy, international relations, project management, local government, or the media.


Specialisation options: E nglish Studies, American Studies, Business English (and later on in the MA program: Applied Linguistics, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, or Gender Studies).

Level of the programme: BA

Duration of the programme: 6 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 180


Who should apply?

We expect applicants to be interested in the cultures and peoples of the English speaking world.


Application requirements: certificate of completion of secondary education (general certificate of education or high school diploma), international certificate of advanced command of English (TOEFL Score: min. 87 or TOEFL ITP Score: min 543 or IELTS Band: min. 6.5 or Cambridge First Certificate [CFC]) / 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 department.


Online application


Start of the programme: September of each year

Tuition fee: 1500 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR

Entrance Exam fee: 250 EUR


For more information visit our website or contact Dr. Anna Kérchy at +36 62 544 260.


SZTE Experience


mendezMatheus Vasconcelos Goes Mendes – Faculty of Medicine - General Medicine

I’m from Brazil, but I feel very comfortable in Szeged. Attending the courses, I acquired thorough knowledge, which was helped by the well-equipped labs, and the modern library of the University. Despite the hustle and bustle, the town is still safe, the quality of life is considerably high, and we receive every assistance to fit in, such as excellent program administration or help searching for accommodations.


Imane_CherbiImane Cherbi - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

My name is Cherbi Imane and I am 23 years old from Algeria. I am spending my last semester at the University of Szeged Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Being an MA student of Applied Linguistics, University of Szeged offered me a chance to gain sufficient knowledge about my field of study. I choose the University of Szeged simply because it is a highly ranked academic institution both nationally and internationally; also because of the variety of programs that they have for international students.

I love everything in Szeged: every corner of every street, I will always keep them in my heart. I take photos of the city when walking around and I am planning to launch a blog to promote this beautiful corner of Hungary among international students. People of Szeged are caring, always smiling and we are living peacefully together. I have never felt isolated or neglected. As a coffee lover, i always enjoy having my favorite type of coffee in different coffees in Szeged. Lookin for calmness and nature vibes, I would certainly walk by the Tisza river whenever I want.

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