Pályázatírás angolul - B2

Course programme – Requirements


Subject name

Get to know speaking the EU application language in English

– tips on how to write winning European project proposals

Lesson type, Lessons per week

Seminar 2 lessons (90 minutes) once per week

Type of Mark

mid-semester mark

Number of Credits awarded

0 credit

Recommended Entrance Requirements

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level B2 (intermediate) or similar language knowledge

It is recommended that students take a level test (available in different languages on the www.inyk.bme.hu website) to determine their language level and choose a suitable course.

Programme aims

By the end of the course student will have the language skills and will use lexical resources at B2 level to allow him/her to carry out tasks in the target language in the course of his/her studies and work.



Oral comprehension/ Speaking skills:

Students will be able to understand and take notes on the main content points of complex texts related to EU and its project proposals, and to express their own interest fields, research topics using necessary key terms, while contributing to professional discussions.

Reading comprehension/Written composition:

Students will be able to comprehend the logic behind the EU tendering system, gaining practise, professional terminology in “translating” ideas into successful project proposals and to produce relevant texts in the target language in a well-structured goal-oriented form.


  • Behind the scenes alias understanding the national and EU funding systems (EU and national application system framework, new trends and changes, key institutions at national and EU level, working structures, mechanism)
  • Gains and losses – overview of the different application types
  • Quick guide on ‘be aware of’ when it comes to
    • planning ideas
    • choosing the right fund
    • composing the proposal
    • implementing the successful project
  • Formal and content based requirements
  • Guided tour through the bottleneck of applications – the most often required topics:
    • needs analysis,
    • relevance,
    • target groups,
    • participants, key personnel
    • quality assurance,
    • project management,
    • monitoring, follow-ups, indicators
    • dissemination,
    • impact at several levels
    • sustainability
  • Proposals in practice – case study with useful advices, learning about the award criteria
  • Typical mistakes to be avoided
  • Assessment process
  • Most important terms, jargon of the EU application system
  • Final checklist to package the proposal into an attractive proposal

Requirements for participation in the lessons

 “If a student is absent from more than 30% of the total number of lessons of seminars […] then he/she cannot obtain the credits of the subject.” Code of Studies and Exams, Article 14 (3)

Subject requirements

1/3 – the student’s performance during the semester

1/3 – presentation: on a topic in connection with the curriculum chosen by student; (group presentation is possible)

1/3 – test after the theoretical part (based on the material taught during the course, max. 45 minutes)  

–        a written project proposal (max 6 pages)