The three-year BA programme in Latin Language and Literature is taught chiefly by faculty members from the Institute of Greek and Latin Studies.
The primary focus of the programme is to provide the student with substantial level of both Classical Latin language skills and knowledge of Roman culture (history, literature, and the arts), so that he/she is able to understand a Latin text and interpret it adequately in its cultural context. Students are encouraged to make proper use of secondary sources and applying relevant scientific methods.
The graduate of the BA programme in Latin Language and Literature can continue his/her studies at an MA programme in Latin (Latin Language and Literature, or Teacher Training for Latin Language and Literature), Medieval Latin Language and Literature, Ancient History or other associated fields (for example, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Comparative Linguistics, Comparative Literature, etc.). Furthermore, the graduate is well-equipped for employment in positions requiring a deeper cultural and historical insight as well as knowledge of Europe’s cultural background (research and organizational work in academic institutions and departments, libraries, publishing and editorial offices, etc.).
The two-year MA programme in Latin Language and Literature is taught by faculty members from the Institute of Greek and Latin Studies in cooperation with members of other institutes and departments of the Faculty of Arts and related institutions.
The MA programme leads to the understanding and critical evaluation of the ancient (mainly Roman and Latin) culture as one of the pillars of European culture. The graduate will have acquired profound knowledge of the Latin language and Roman literature, theoretical background for interpreting ancient Latin texts, understanding of scientific methods within his/her field of specialty (literary theory, linguistics, neo-Latin studies), and creative problem solving skills.
The graduate possesses the knowledge necessary for work in research institutes, publishing offices, museums and other positions demanding both cultural insight and general education in humanities. Successful and motivated students have the opportunity to continue their education in a PhD programme in Classical Philology or other associated fields (Ancient History, Comparative Literature, Linguistics and Comparative Linguistics, Religious Studies, Philosophy, etc.).
The two-year MA programme “Teacher Training for Latin Language and Literature” is taught by faculty members from the Institute of Greek and Latin Studies in cooperation with members of other institutes and departments of the Faculty of Arts.
The primary focus of the programme is to educate a professionally trained high-school teacher of Latin Language and Literature. Thanks to their complex knowledge of the ancient culture and its second life, as well as to adequate training in psychology, education theory and practical teaching skills, the graduates are well prepared for involvement in interdisciplinary and cross-curricular school projects.
The graduate is also qualified to give language courses to medical, art and Humanities students. Thanks to a broad base of education, he/she is equally equipped for further academic pursuits, including the opportunity to deepen his/her knowledge in a PhD programme.