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Ranked by the QS International Assessment of universities (Quacquarelli Symonds World Universities Rankings) among the first 100-150 faculties of modern languages in the world, the Faculty of Letters from Cluj offers a broad range of undergraduate, master's and doctoral programmes. Candidates may choose one combination of two specialisations of a native language and literature (Romanian, Hungarian, German), a modern language (English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Finnish), an Asian language (Japanese, Chinese, Korean) a classical language (Latin, ancient Greek, Hebrew), and Comparative and universal literature, Applied modern languages, Ethnology and folklore. In the current context of globalization, mastering several languages gives graduates a major advantage for employment. Join us!

  • Address: 31 Horea Street, RO-400202, Cluj-Napoca
  • Tel.: +40 264 532238
  • E-mail: lett@lett.ubbcluj.ro
  • Web: lett.ubbcluj.ro

Specialisations

 

Language and Literature Field

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Specialisation ROMANIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

2

Specialisation ROMANIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Hungarian Language and Literature or German Language and Literature (Romanian language as foreign language)- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written test in Romanian language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Essay written in a language of international circulation (English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish), marked Pass/Fail.
3

Specialisation COMPARATIVE UNIVERSAL LITERATURE - Modern Language and Literature or Romanian Language and Literature or Hebrew Language- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written test in Romanian language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Essay written in a language of international circulation (English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish), marked Pass/Fail.
4

Specialisation HUNGARIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (single specialisation)- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written test in Romanian language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
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Specialisation HUNGARIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written test in Hungarian language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Essay written in a language of international circulation (English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish), marked Pass/Fail.
6

Specialisation ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

7

Specialisation FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

8

Specialisation GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

9

Specialisation RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

10

Specialisation ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

11

Specialisation SPANISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

12

Specialisation UKRAINIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

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Specialisation NORWEGIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

14

Specialisation JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

15

Specialisation CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

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Specialisation KOREAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

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Specialisation FINNISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

18

Specialisation PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - Romanian Language and Literature or Hungarian Language and Literature or a Modern Language and Literature or Latin Language or Ancient Greek Language or Hebrew Language or Comparative Universal Literature- 3 years, full time

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Specialisation CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY (Latin Language and Literature - Ancient Greek Language and Literature)- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written test in the foreign language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.

NOTE:

  • Modern languages and literatures for Minor (B) specialisations: English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, Finnish, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew.
  • As a Minor (B) specialisation World and Comparative Literature can be studied in both Romanian and Hungarian language.
  • Applicants for beginner level specialisations (Japanese, Chinese, Korean) will take the written exam in any of the six international languages (English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish). In these specialisations the written test cannot be taken in the language of the chosen specialisation (Japanese, Chinese, Korean).
  • Applicants for beginner level specialisations (French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Finnish, Portuguese, Latin) will take the written test in any of the six international languages (English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish) or in the language of the chosen specialisation (Ukrainian, Norwegian, Finnish, Portuguese, Latin).
  • Applicants for advanced level specialisations (English and German) will take the written test only in the foreign language of their chosen specialisation.
  • For the Japanese Language and Literature specialisation (A), Japanese cannot come into combination with other Asian languages, namely Chinese Language and Literature or Korean Language and Literature.
 

Cultural Studies Field

20 Specialisation ETHNOLOGY- 3 years, full time - in Hungarian
21 Specialisation CULTURAL STUDIES - 3 years, full time - in Hungarian

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Mother tongue proficiency test worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
 

Applied Modern Languages Field

22 Specialisation APPLIED MODERN LANGUAGES- 3 years, full time

Selection criteria (Non-pandemic):

  • Written and oral communication skills test in the first foreign language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • Written and oral communication skills test in the second foreign language worth 50% of the admission score.
  • *In order to pass the written and oral communication skills test in the two languages of the specialisation, the candidate must pass both oral and written component of the test.

    *The level of language proficiency must be advanced.

Selection criteria for all specialisations (Pandemic):

  • Baccalaureate score worth 50% of the admission score.
  • High school overall grade average worth 50% of the admission score.

NOTE:

  • Applicants for advanced level specialisations (English and German) will submit to the file a statutory declaration as to their advanced level in the respective languages.

NOTE:

  • For candidates with a bachelor’s degree, the baccalaureate score is replaced by the graduation exam score.
  • Language level:
    • Advanced level: English and German.
    • Beginner level: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Norwegian, Finnish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Ancient Greek.
    • Beginner and/or advanced level: French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Latin.

 

Admission fee for Romanian citizens, European Union Citizens, European Economic Area citizens and Swiss Confederation citizens for the 2022 / 2023 academic year

EU: European Union; EEA: European Economic Area; SC: Swiss Confederation;

  • ADMISSION FEE = ADMISSION PROCESS + ADMISSION REGISTRATION
  • For tax reductions or waivers, please see our Admissions Regulations

UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL - Admission Process

Specialisation / Field Undergraduate level (lei)
Full time Distance Learning
All specialisations.
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UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL - Admission registration

Specialisation / Field Undergraduate level (lei)
Full time Distance Learning
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Tuition fees for the academic year 2022 / 2023 for Romanian, EU¹, EEA² and SC³ citizens.

1. UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

Specialisation / Field

Undergraduate level (lei)

Full time

Distance Learning

All specialisations

2.700

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