Graduates are trained for organizing and planning classroom work and for using communication skills, as well as for the duties and tasks outside the classroom (as a class teacher, mentor, or social partner). Elective courses focus on specific issues of modern Hungarian language and Hungarian and world literature. It is also important to emphasize that the programme is built on the uniqueness of the position of Hungarian language as a minority mother tongue.
The role of the programme in the development of the country derives primarily from the nature of Hungarian studies as a field of Humanities with a special position of national significance, and it is seen as a response to growing globalization processes in modern society: it makes the Hungarian language a conscious feature as a mother tongue, as a regional official language and as a second language / language of the environment; the program also stresses the role of the Hungarian language and literature as fundamental elements of national identity (with an emphasis on ethnic, linguistic and cultural identity of the Hungarian minority in Slovenia), it establishes appropriate attitudes toward civic education and Hungarian language as its essential ingredient, and underlines the role of the Hungarian language and literature in relation to other national languages and literatures in the contemporary globalized society. Specifically, it contributes to the promotion of writing and reading culture in Hungarian as well as to the preservation of the Hungarian language. It enables the society to achieve spiritual and cultural well-being and meaningful renewal of the internal and cross-cultural relationships.
Year 1: 1st Semester
Year 1: 2nd Semester
Elective teacher-training courses:
Year 2: 3rd Semester
Year 2: 4th Semester
The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA).
Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Candidates apply in 2 application periods. However, in the 2nd, they may apply only for programmes still having vacancies that the faculty decides to fill.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Documents/1920FFEN.pdf (page 11).
The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2019/2020 Academic Year is available at https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-INTO-POSTGRADUATE-STUDY-PROGRAMMES-OF-THE-UNIVERSITY-OF-MARIBOR-FOR-THE-ACADEMIC-YEAR-2019-20.aspx.
Tuition also applies to all Slovene/EU students who have already obtained an education corresponding to master’s degree.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Full-time students from Slovenia and other EU countries, and full-time students from non-EU countries who are granted international protection, applicants for international protection and persons from countries with which Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE (except the part for studying in English, if applicable) if they have not already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.
You may find scholarship opportunities offered by the Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the RS at the following website: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications/.
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