Hungary, Debrecen

Modern Hungary:Hungarian History and Culture in the 19th–20th Centuries

when 17 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 510

Debrecen Summer School offers a new course for foreigners who are interested in the history and culture, the past and the present of Hungary but whose level of Hungarian is not yet advanced enough to immerse in the topic by using the vernacular. The course has been designed with special regard to those who (might) get into contact with Hungary or Central Europe. Based on the major turning points of the history of our country in the 19th-20th centuries, Modern Hungary provides a comprehensive portrait of the political and cultural events as well asindividual representatives and institutions of nearly two centuries.

Course leader

Dr. Róbert Barta (University of Debrecen)
Dr. István D. Rácz (University of Debrecen)

Target group

Anyone interested in history, civilization, European or "Magyar" studies whose knowledge of the Hungarian language is not good enough to pursue academic studies in that language.

Course aim

To provide insights into the main events of the history of modern-day Hungary as well as the influence of major literary movements and figures.

Fee info

EUR 510: Tuition, not including cultural activities, accommodation and meals.
EUR 60: Advanced payment (non-refundable).


Hungarian Scholarship Board