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4 semesters
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Master's degree
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The aim of the Geography MSc program is to train professional Geographers with expertise in the fields of landscape and environmental management as well as regional and urban planning. Graduates of the program are able to understand the spatial aspects of environmental, and social processes, to develop research-based solutions, to demonstrate and communicate research results, to plan and manage the sustainable development of natural and human environment and to influence policy-making.

The skills and competencies gained during the program meet the expectations of various types of employers from local and regional administration, to management and planning authorities (e.g. environmental protection, urban development). Through IT knowledge, and analytical skills graduates are able to participate in planning processes, to prepare studies and policy documents and to work independently.

The basic courses serve the acquisition of the necessary theoretical background, while the compulsory core courses are aimed to improve the skills and attitudes related to analytical, practical and independent thinking in the field of landscape and environment management and urban development.

The necessary professional expertise is achieved by the compulsory external professional training (5 credits). Good problem recognition and problem solving, moreover information processing skills are important general competencies that are aimed to improve on the practice courses. The several group project works on the courses demonstrate the importance of responsible team-work.

Admission requirements

Minimum requirements

fully completed application form, BSc degree*from an accredited university or higher education institution in Geography, demonstrated proficiency in English , copy of passport, 2 recommendation letters from recognised academic persons, recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status, CV, motivation letter, individual interview (online), and payment of the compulsory fees

Minimum level of language proficiency

(TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, or RPDT score 72, Cambridge FC B, IELT S – 5.5)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Tuition Fee: 2700 EUR/ Semester



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University of Szeged

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s most prestigious and competitive universities. It is located in Szeged at the Southern border of Hungary, Europe. It is said to be the safest city in the country and a popular university...

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University of Szeged

13. Dugonics Square
6725 Szeged

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