General Information about the Institute of Applied Social Sciences:
General Information about the Institute of Applied Social Sciences

The Institute’s 15 full-time staff are dedicated to bringing the methods of social sciences enquiry to bear on such topics as socail innovation, the social situation of ethnic minorities, social stratification, social mobility and poverty in Borsod Abaúj Zemplén county as well as on social and regional development, political actions and movements, political ideologies, etc. Areas of emphasis include sociology of the family, sociology of culture and religion, economic sociology and organizations, migration and development, social inequality, social demography, social values, different life-styles, social innovations, political theories and methods, ideologies, forms of societies, etc.

The Institute offers BA and MA courses as follows (for full-time and part-time students):

  • BA in Political Science
  • BA in Sociology
  • BA in Social Work
  • MA in Political Science
  • MA in Sociology
  • MA in Central European Studies

In addition, we have postgraduate courses as follows::
  • Knowledge of Roma society
  • Social Management
  • Minority and equality consultancy
  • Consultancy in intercultural education


Description: This is a new English language MA program started by University of Miskolc from Academic Year 2015/2016. We welcome all students from every country who are interested in the nations of Central European countries, political, social or cultural history of the region, studying in a Central European university, studying in English language. The Central European Studies is a master degree (MA) program including history, cultural anthropology, sociology, political science and linguistics.
Programme name: Central European Studies
Type: MA
Duration: 4 semesters
Keywords: history, cultural anthropology, sociology, political science, linguistics

Information Booklet

September 23, 2021.

FINAL EXAM Informations: Spring 2022.


  • TERMS OF REFERENCE download here.

  • STRUCTURE OF THE Thesis download here.

  • PLAGIARISM POLICY download here.

    The topic of the thesis must be selected by completing TERMS OF REFERENCE" form, signed it with the supervisor, and submitting it to the Institute's administration (B2 building 103) until 15 October 2021.

    2021. 09. 03.

    Academic Calendar 2021/2022. I. semester

    Central European Studies MA

    Syllabus is available here.

    2021. 02. 17.

    FINAL EXAM Informations: Spring 2021.


    Academic Calendar

    The deadline for submitting dissertations is April 21, 2021 (Wednesday).
    Due to the epidemiological situation, the thesis and mandatory appendices must be submitted electronically:
    - in pdf format with upload to the MIDRA system:
    - by e-mail to the departmental secretariat
    - Written on a CD, mailed to the departmental secretariat (Miskolci Egyetem, BTK Alkalmazott Társadalomtudományok Intézete, Hungary,Miskolc-Egyetemváros 3515)
    Attention, the dissertation must be submitted in parallel in all three ways! When submitting the CD please observe the provisions of the "Thesis Preparation Regulations":
    Please also read the other important information on the faculty website:

    Final exam schedule

    Thesis attachments