M.A. On Campus

Croatian Language and Literature

Eötvös Loránd University

24 months
4400 EUR/year
4400 EUR/year
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The aim of the Croatian Language and Literature program at the Eötvös Loránd University is to prepare students to become well-trained specialists in Croatian philology. Students acquire comprehensive knowledge of Croatian literature from its early period to the modern age in a European context, as well as extensive knowledge of Croatian grammar and the history of Croatian.


This Croatian Language and Literature program offered by Eötvös Loránd University is recommended to applicants who have a special interest in Croatian language and literature and wish to work in an area that requires Croatian language skills or is related to Croatian culture. The MA program does not provide teaching qualifications.

This program enables students to work as specialists of Croatian philology in the economic, cultural, political or social field. There are many opportunities for young professionals with an excellent command of Croatian and a good understanding of Croatian culture as well as the historical, economic and social trends in contemporary Croatia.

Strength of program

Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Croatian Studies have broad knowledge of philology with a specialization in Croatian literature and linguistics. The structure of our MA program is flexible and meets the needs of students with various interests. The strength of the course is also indicated by the scholarly achievements of the department staff (eg. regular participation in national and international conferences, regularly organized international conferences on Slavonic Studies, numerous books and other national and international publications.)

Career opportunities

Students graduating from our university with an MA degree in Croatian Studies have an opportunity to work for Croatian or/and Hungarian joint companies, in the field of culture or the educational sector, in the tourist industry, or to find employment related to the cooperation between Croatia and Hungary in a broader context. Our graduates can also engage in an academic career and after completing the doctoral training and the successful defense of a doctoral dissertation obtain a PhD degree.

Job examples

  • Scholar in Croatian Studies
  • Organizer in various fields of Croatian culture
  • Expert on Croatian culture
  • Journalist
  • Literary translator
  • Specialist in diplomacy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Croatian culture, language, literature
  • Old Slavic foundations Croatian language and literature
  • Contemporary Croatian language
  • History of the Croatian language
  • Romance and realism in Croatian literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a university bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent college degree) in the fields listed below. Full credit acknowledgement is only given for a bachelor’s degree in Slavonic Studies, Specialized in Croatian Studies.
  • In the case of any other degree, each diploma will be considered individually. The applicant must have 30 credits in the field of Croatian language, linguistics, literature or culture studies which might be acquired during the MA studies according to the Academic Regulations of the university.
  • Transcripts from your bachelor's degree as well as course descriptions will be requested.
  • Medium level language competence in Croatian (B2 level).
  • Secondary school certificate (graduation certificate)
  • Bachelor-level degree
  • Transcript of records
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Copy of the main pages of the passport
  • Copy of application fee transfer
  • Copy of the Entrance exam fee transfer
  • Language certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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