BA in Pedagogy (Intercultural Educational Assistant)

At the University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities you may study pedagogy and intercultural education as a Single Honours degree.
Head of program: 
Renáta Anna Dezső PhD
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Philologist in Pedagogy BA (Intercultural educational assistant)
Duration of training
3 years (6 semesters)
Language of instruction
Deadline of application
Next starting date
Tuition fee: EUR 2,500/sem.
Application fee: EUR 140
Registration fee:

At the University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities you may study pedagogy and intercultural education as a Single Honours degree. Our graduates develop the transferable skills and practical experience to pursue successful careers in counselling, community education, community development, education policy and research, international development, public administration, educational journalism, special education needs.



The aim of the programme is to train educational professionals, who understand that education is a process of human, cultural and social development that takes place in the family/at home, in communities, in schools and the workplace. 


You will learn about key issues facing contemporary societies, such as multiculturalism, minorities, xenophobia, segregation and inclusion as well as about education in terms

of its sociological, psychological, historical and philosophical aspects.


You will be assisted in building key competences, such as critical thinking, problem solving, conflict management, cooperation, assertive communication, as well as developing an attitude of openness and respect towards people from other cultural backgrounds, an attitude of global mindedness, valuing human dignity and cultural diversity.


You will experience different teaching, learning and assessment methods including lectures,

seminars, individual tuition, group-based, co-operative activities and individual and small group research projects. Student-centered pedagogies foster respectful, attentive and emphatic communication and can improve reasoning and collaboration skills, as well as adaptability.


You will be offered a training module in Academic English in order to activate and extend your linguistic competences and to increase your confidence in using written and spoken English in professional situations. The courses of this module are designed to improve your academic vocabulary, reading and writing skills, listening and note-taking skills, speaking, discussion and  presentation skills. 


You will be equipped with both the academic knowledge and the relevant practical skills to build a career working with children, young people and adults in different institutional settings.


You will be able to contribute to the processes of learning, the development of individuals and groups in educational institutions, professional governmental and non-governmental organizations.


You will be ready to continue your studies at Masters level and to progress to carreers in teaching or adult education.




Skype interview for BA Pedagogy

The interview takes around 10-15 minutes. During this interview our colleagues are going to ask questions about your motivation and interests. The main goal of this discussion is to learn more about your language knowledge, personal skills and scientific interest – to be able to make the right decision to help our multicultural and open-minded community and academic integrity.


For a successful application please follow the steps below:

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.


Admission for 2019/20 academic year

Applcation round

Application deadline

Skype interview

Evaluation deadline

Round 1: non-European

May 1 - July 15, 2019

July 23, 2019

July 30, 2019

Round 2: EU citizens

May 8 - August 10, 2019

July 23, August 13, 2019

August 20, 2019


The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results)
    • vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B)
    • HEP A/B/C test*
    • HIV test*
    • Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)
  • Transfer receipt of the EUR 140 application fee
  • Official copy of the following language exam certificates:  
  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype)

*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!

1st semester
Learning-Centered Communication
Pedagogical Beliefs
Education Systems
2nd semester
Comparative Education Sciences
Project Management
Developmental Psychology (and its Practical)
3rd semester
Intercultural Education
Education Policies of Minorities in Europe
Educational Psychology (and its Practical)
4th semester
Inclusive Society and Education
Integration, Segregation and Separation in Education
Conflict Management and Emotional Intelligence
5th semester
Critical Thinking
Case Discussion of Special Education
Basics of Curriculum Development
6th semester
Councelling Learners - Practical
Contemporary Arts and Education
Remembrance Education


If you have any questions about the programme, please contact: 

Renáta Anna DEZSŐ PhD

Head of the program


Phone: +36-30-617-8784


If you have questions related to the application process or administrative staff, please contact:

International coordinator
Phone: +36 72 501 500/24126