Our program in American Studies offers a comprehensive overview of the field at the graduate level. Students are required to take core courses in the different subfields of American Studies and in related areas such as cultural studies and cultural history, the social sciences and research methodologies, historical linguistics, popular and visual culture, etc. All these pave the way for the individual research students are required to undertake for their thesis in North American literature and literary studies in an interdisciplinary manner. The thesis supervised by our colleagues at the Institute of English Studies is to be handed in in the fourth semester and defended in order to earn an MA in American Studies.
For a successful application please follow the steps below:
The interview takes about 15-20 minutes. During the interview, applicants are asked to talk about their previous research and their current plan and interests. The main goal of the online meeting is for the applicants to demonstrate their proficiency in English, to showcase their ability to conduct research as well as to share their scientific interest with the interviewers, so they become able to make an informed decision about the acceptance to our multicultural and open-minded academic community.
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!
If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Dr. László B. Sári
Head of the program
Phone: 00 36 30 364 0841 (Roberta Nagy)