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Hungarian Studies

Hungarian studies at the University of Toronto focus on the history, language, literature, and culture of Hungary and on the international role of Hungary and Hungarians – particularly on Hungarian immigration to Canada. For many of the courses no prior knowledge of the Hungarian language is necessary, making them easily accessible also to students in other programs.



  • Hungarian Studies (major and minor options)


First-Year Courses

  • HUN 100Y - Introduction to Hungarian Language


Advice for First-Year

Students should consider an introductory History course such as HIS103Y1 - Statecraft and Strategy or HIS109Y1 - The Development of European Civilization 1350 - 1945. First year students can also consider the U of T's Central Europe Summer Abroad program in Brno, Czech Republic which has two courses that devote considerable attention to the Hungarians and Hungary, both past and present.


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