Those who choose the specialization in Communication and Media Studies at the Eötvös Loránd University will become professionals with a thorough social science background, who will orient themselves in the medialization processes that can be considered a crucial issue of contemporary social phenomena, research and teach them independently as lecturers or researchers.
The communication and media specialist specialization trains professionals with a social and humanities background and practical skills who work in various fields of the contemporary media and communication industry as leaders, editors, programmers, international project managers, communication experts, media consultants, specialist journalists.
This program is recommended to applicants who are interested in the social sciences, contemporary public life, society and culture, and the social and cultural role of the media and new technologies. Those who like to write and read a lot, who like to participate in teamwork, make their own productions.
Applicants for the Communication and Media Studies MA graduate in a field of study with two specializations (Media Cultural Journalism and Digital Business Communication) that enables them to enter some of the subfields in EU Nomenclature of Creative Industries (Books, Newspapers and magazines, Music, Performing arts, TV, Film, Radio, Video games, Visual arts, Architecture, Advertising).
The program includes two specializations:
- Cultural Journalism Specialization
- Digital Business Communication Specialization
Strength of program
If you are preparing for a career in social sciences or humanities, ELTE guarantees the scientific quality through the scientific training and performance of its lecturers, its international relations and the system of education based on personal consultations, which greatly supports scientific work. The simplest first step on the road to an international scientific career is ELTE Media.
On the other hand, if you see yourself as an online content developer, marketer or PR, cultural entrepreneur, employee of an international organization or start-up in five years, you can achieve this through practical courses and craft classes advertised for BA undergraduates and media specializations. Dozens of young former ELTE Media students teach in the media majors as lecturers, educating students as professionals in the creative industry.
- Society and Media
- Communication. A Media and Cultural History
- Contemporary Culture - Contemporary Cultural Industry
- A Critical Theory of Communication
- Theories of Representation
- Cultural Heritage
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Media Management Media Studies & Mass Media
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants must hold a university bachelor’s (BA) degree (or an equivalent college degree) in the fields listed below. Previously earned credits for entry into the program are acknowledged in full only in case of a BA degree in Communication and Media Science or an equivalent college degree.
- Secondary school certificate (graduation certificate)
- Bachelor-level degree
- Transcript of records
- Motivation letter
- Research work plan
- Copy of the main pages of the passport
- Copy of application fee transfer
- Copy of the Entrance exam fee transfer
- Language certificate
International4400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2200 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEA4400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2200 EUR per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Budapest
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.