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2 years
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
05 September 2022
Eötvös Loránd University

About this program

Archaeology MA

The goal of the program is to train professionals who are capable of practicing archaeology with their acquired general knowledge in archaeology and in selected specializations. The program provides comprehensive knowledge of a number of fields in the archaeology of Central Europe and Eurasia. It focuses on topics such as the archaeology of rituals, the archaeology of art, styles and identities, the archaeology of war, the archaeology of feasts and food, social archaeology, the archaeology of death, trade, transport and mobility.

Graduates will gain proficiency in independently exploring and evaluating archaeological sources and sites, and managing museum collections. In addition to the archaeological material, they will acquire familiarity with other areas of cultural heritage and will be prepared to carry out basic tasks related to cultural heritage in all institutions in charge of unearthing, protection, processing and presentation of cultural heritage.

They will have the knowledge necessary to fill the position of archaeological museologist in public collections. They will be prepared to continue their studies within a Ph.D. program.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Language requirements

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam (the minimum recommended score is 550 on the paper-based exam (PBT) or 80 on the Internet-based exam (iBT) and the IELTS exams (with a recommended score of 6, and above) are preferred.

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The full tuition price for local/EU students is 2500 EUR.

The price for International/Non-EU students is 2500 EUR.


  • Degree: Archaeologist
  • ECTS credits: 120

Career paths

Graduate students will be prepared to manage archaeological museum collections, perform basic tasks related to archaeological heritage, and also to explore, protect, process and present the cultural heritage.

They will be qualified for a career as researchers, lecturers, archaeologists-museologists of public collections or a position in the public administration dealing with archaeological heritage. Our graduates will be able to apply for Ph.D. studies either at Eötvös Loránd University or anywhere in the world.

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Eötvös Loránd University

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) - in terms of student and staff number, quality of education and research, and its international relations - is a prestigious institution of public higher education in Hungary, operating continuously since its inception in 1635. As...

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Eötvös Loránd University

Egyetem tér 1-3
H-1053 Budapest

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