Budapest, Hungary

Highlights of Hungarian Literature, Cinema and Art

online course
when 15 July 2024 - 28 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 560

This course is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to Hungarian culture through some representative literary and art works. Students will be acquainted with some of the most fascinating manifestations of Hungarian art and will be invited to look into the social and historical circumstances under which they were created. Participants of the course will read short stories and poems by renowned Hungarian authors in English translation and will watch and discuss the most influential and captivating movies of the past few decades. Representative works of Hungarian painting, photography, and music will also be integrated in the investigation.

Course leader

ELTE Faculty of Humanities- School of English and American Studies

Target group

The course is open to all who are studying or graduated in the humanities or social sciences, and also to anyone interested in the culture of the Central European region with a focus on its literature, film, and other arts.

Course aim

The joint examination of the autonomous yet interconnected art forms – literature, cinema, the fine arts, and music – and the combination of theory and practice will enable students to immerse in aspects of Hungarian culture and explore the culture of a Central European nation.

Credits info

6 EC
Our courses offer ECTS points, which may be accepted for credit transfer by the participants' home universities.

Fee info

EUR 560: No extra cost


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