Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem - Eötvös Loránd University
Erasmus+ coordinator: Dr. Éva Rozália Hölzle
Study cycle: Bachelor
Language of instruction: Hungarian, but a broad range of courses are offered in English and a few courses are offered in German. The minimum desirable level of English language proficiency is B2 following the Common European Reference Frame (CEFR).
Erasmus+ partner: Társadalomtudományi Kar
General information: Budapest is not only the capital of Hungary, but at the same time the country’s cultural, political, industrial, and economical center. It therefore offers many cultural, sporting and free time activities in an international, lively environment with a large number of students. Sociology as a discipline has a long tradition in Hungary and occupies an important role in the scientific production of the country. The Eötvös Loránd University has a total of 32,000 students, and at more than 1400 years old it is the biggest and oldest institution of the country that contributes to the traditional research area of Sociology. All students and researchers are divided into eight faculties. The Faculty of Sociology was founded at the beginning of the 20th century and combines six institutes, or 15 departments, of social sciences with over 2,200 students, thus making the Faculty of Sociology one of the main pillars of the university.
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
- BA Sociology
- BA Social Work
- BA Social Sciences
- BA International Studies
- BA Applied Economics
Short descriptions of the BA programmes in English are available on the Faculty website. Research and education at the Departments of Sociology of the Eötvös Loránd University mainly concentrate on the areas of media, culture, education, organizations, dynamic sociology and social structure and inequalities. From a viewpoint of scientific history the institution became especially famous due to quantitative researchers such as Róbert Angelusz. Since then the analysis of social organizations, lifestyle and consumer culture, organizational culture, social stratification and social inequalities has become even more important. The course offer includes topics like social stratification, mobility, social change, network analysis, and organizational, educational, cultural, communicational, scientific or dynamic sociology. The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a range of courses in foreign languages each semester, mainly in English. An overview of International Courses is available on the Faculty Website.
Other information: The University offers exchange students support in areas such as finding appropriate housing, Hungarian language courses free of charge, Welcome Days and a Mentoring programme. The Housing Office reserves rooms for international students in its University residences, or it supports students to find private accommodation. The Erasmus+ Student Network (ESN) regularly organizes activities for international students. Additional information for Erasmus+ students or for international students at the Faculty of Social Sciences is available on the University’s website.
Study terms: The winter semester usually starts in mid-September and ends in mid-December. The summer semester begins in mid-February and ends in May. Exams take place at the end of each lecture period from December to January and from May to July. It is recommended that students stay for an entire academic year.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir keine Sprechstunde an. // At the moment we are not offering office hours.
Alle Kurse für das kommende Sommersemester 2020 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming summer semester 2020 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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