University of Pécs

International programmes


MA in Human Resources Counselling

Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development 


  • Degree: Master of Human Resources Counselling
  • Duration of training: 4 semesters (MA)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Head of the programme: Dr. Héjj Andreas


Description of the programme

The purpose of this course is to educate and train professionals who are experts in providing help to organisations and companies regarding any area of human resources management, one of the functional areas of leadership counselling.

In this course, besides laying a sound theoretical and methodological foundation, students will acquire up to date methods and techniques of strategy building, change management, personnel work and human resources management. Great emphasis is laid on specific aspects of organisational and social psychology relevant to the objectives listed.

In accordance with European tendencies special attention will be paid to career-planning and counselling, and a major discipline is devoted to equal opportunity and the treatment of disadvantaged groups. According to the tradition of this faculty students will also deal with employment policy, adult education as well as the interdependence of education and the workforce market.

From among the practical skills trained the abilities of counselling and conflict management should especially be pointed out. The curriculum also arranges for a compulsory professional field practice, where skills and knowledge acquired may be applied and deepened in practice.


Application procedure:

The arrival of the application is confirmed via e-mail. The Assessment Board reviews every application and makes a decision within 15 working days after the confirmation was sent. Every applicant will be informed about the decision of the Assessment Board immediately via e-mail. If the applicant meets the requirements and is informed about his or her acceptance they have to pay the tuition fee and send the receipt of the payment to the university. After paying the tuition fee the applicant will be provided with an official Acceptance Letter with which they can contact the Hungarian Embassy and apply for a visa.


Application requirements:

Human Resources Counselling

  • application form
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Copy of passport
  • CV in English
  • Copy of certificate of BA degree (officially attested English translation)
  • Voucher of payments (100 EUR application fee)


Please submit your application file to:

University of Pécs Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development,

H-7633 Pécs, Szántó Kovács János str. 1/B., HUNGARY

IMPORTANT: Please write to the envelope: “Master of Human Resources Counselling Degree Programme”





31 July for September intake

1 December for February intake

1800 EUR/semester EUR 100



Application form


For more information, please contact:


International coordinator

Phone/Fax: +36 72 501 500 / 22547


English website of the Human Resources Counselling Programme