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Program Description:

Program OverviewPSU Szeged

Spend time in Szeged, a city situated near the southern border of Hungary on the banks of the Tisza River. With a population of 177,000, Szeged is the cultural and economic center of southeastern Hungary, yet maintains the atmosphere of a comfortable college town. Szeged is famous for its open-air theater, and its opera is second in reputation only to the one in Budapest. The Hungarian Studies Program at the University of Szeged gives students a thorough introduction to Hungarian language and culture by offering courses in the humanities and social sciences.

Program Focus

Fall or Winter/Spring
Courses in the Hungarian & Central-European International Studies Center include a variety of options such as anthropology, literature, economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology.  In addition to these courses, several other departments at the University offer courses taught in English, making the variety of courses available quite varied. In the Hungarian language courses, English is gradually replaced by Hungarian. Students already proficient in Hungarian may enroll in regular university courses.

Summer
The 4-week Summer Hungarian Studies Program at the University of Szeged gives students a thorough introduction to Hungarian language and culture by offering courses in the humanities and social sciences. You will study Hungarian language and various aspects of Hungarian and Eastern European culture.

Fact Sheet

Education Abroad Advisor Alyse Collins
Get Started  Attend an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider PSU Exchange with the University of Szeged
Program Dates Fall:  early September - mid-December
Winter/Spring:  early February - mid-May
Academic Year:  early September - mid-May
Summer:  late July - late August
Areas of Study
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Culture
  • History
  • Hungarian
  • International Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • World Languages & Literatures
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available Fall and Spring Terms.
Credits Fall:  Students enroll in 12 - 15 quarter credits.
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 24 - 30 quarter credits.
Academic Year:  Students enroll in 36 - 45 quarter credits.
Summer:  Students enroll in 4 quarter credits.
Language of Instruction English, Hungarian
Host Country Language Hungarian
Housing Apartment, Homestay, Hostel
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
Minimum GPA 2.50
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Course Offerings Current List of Available Courses
Current Description of Summer Program
 

Program Costs

   PSU Fees   Program Fee

Program Fee Includes:

Additional scholarships are available.  Check out the HIF Scholarship in Hungary

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter-Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.