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Translation and Interpretation

Number of announced places: 12 tuition-free, 4 subject to tuition fee

Own, internationalized Master’s specialization at the Faculty of Economics, Socio-Human and Engineering.

Partner institution: the University of Debrecen (in the first semester the training takes place in Debrecen)

Number of announced places: 12 tuition-free and 4 subject to tuition fee

Name of the Master’s specialization: 


Language of the Master’s Program:

  • Hungarian
  • English
  • Romanian

First-degree specializations which can be taken into consideration with their total credit value when entering the Master’s training

Humanities: Hungarian-English, English-Hungarian, Romanian-English, English-Romanian, Hungarian-Romanian Language and Literature specializations

Humanities: Translation Studies and Interpreter Training – the combinations of these three languages

Students graduating any other first-degree university training can enroll the Master’s program, if their High School Diploma includes Hungarian language and literature and if they are in possession of C1 type language examination certificate regarding the B language, that is English or Romanian, and at least B2 type language examination certificate (or High School Diploma equivalent) regarding the third (Romanian or English) language.

Those graduated from high school abroad need language examination certificate.

Form and duration of training:

full-time training (comprised courses)

two weeks in February and one in May must be obligatorily completed at the partner institution in Debrecen

Aim of Master’s specialization:

Training professionals capable of efficiently and successfully applying their professional knowledge acquired in the field of translation and interpreting in business life, media, tourism, diplomacy, in the field of international relations, at tender offices, local authorities, institutions and foundations, in developing and maintaining intercultural relations, in cultural and business life in general.

The training is aimed at forming and reinforcing the intercultural attitude and tolerance as well as the non-discriminatory behaviour of the students. At the same time, it makes them capable of recognizing and analysing the connections between cultures and languages.

It develops the students’ writing and presenting skills.

It familiarizes the students with phenomena of multi- trans- and interculturality from the perspective of Humanities and Translation Studies, making them capable of recognizing and analysing the intercultural relations and of optimizing the strategies elaborated for maintaining and enlarging these relations.

The graduates of the Master’s program can continue their studies within doctoral/PhD programs.

Final outcome of training:

  • translator
  • simultaneous interpreter
  • spokesman
  • editor
  • event organizer
  • official responsible for culture
  • linguistic consultant

Presentation of spheres of knowledge necessary for the qualification level, further enriching the knowledge acquired during first-degree training:

The foundation subjects and spheres of knowledge offered within the Master’s programme provide the possibility for the students to deepen their knowledge so far in the branches of science focusing on the three languages, Linguistics and Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication.


  • Translation Theory
  • Translation and Interpretation Technique – Practice
  • Hungarian-Romanian
  • Hungarian-English
  • Romanian-English
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Terminology
  • Stylistics and Rhetoric
  • Basics of Law
  • Business Communication in Intercultural and Multilingual Environment
  • The EU and Multilingualism—translation and interpreting in the EU

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December 2021