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.
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.
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.
|Education Abroad Advisor||Hannah Fischer|
|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||
|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||
|Language Requirement||No previous language study required|
|Course Offerings||Current List of Available Courses
Current Description of Summer Program
|PSU Fees||Program Fee|
Program Fee Includes:Additional scholarships are available. Check out the HIF Scholarship in Hungary.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|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.