Theatre Dramaturgy and Directing

Core topics of the core knowledge of the field of study:

- Structural analysis and creative applications of dramatic text interpretation,

- development of dramaturgical and directorial concepts,

- realization of stage performance,

- current trends in the methodology of creative practices in the performing arts disciplines,

- artistic performance,

Prospects of graduates

Prepare and realize a theatre production or a project in television and film in an independent directorial concept.

Ability to organize non-specifically theatrical cultural activities with a scenological dimension, orientation in the issues of organizing cultural activities of local, regional and national significance. Readiness to enter into the process of preparation of material for theatrical production (dramatizations, adaptations, author's texts). Optional pedagogical studies allow the graduate to work also in the system of art schools and conservatories.

Predicted employment positions are mainly : theatre director, film director, television director, director of show programs and director of series-type formats

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Conditions of admission

Successful completion of bachelor studies in the study programme Theatre Dramaturgy and Directing
A candidate who has completed bachelor studies at another university (in a related field) shall submit a thesis within a set time limit according to his/her own choice and a list of completed exercises, seminar papers and examinations from professional profile subjects.

The candidate shall submit an application for the master's degree within the set deadline.

The candidate meets the set criteria - completed the first stage of bachelor's studies in the relevant or related field, demonstrates his/her own creative work, usually a staged bachelor's production, and has the prerequisites to develop his/her talent and knowledge disposition at the master's degree level of education.

Additional information

Delivery of compulsory works simultaneously with the application

Electronic application for studies:
A candidate for studies at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica applies for studies by filling in the electronic application form and sending it to the faculty within the set deadline. Applications can be submitted from 25 February 2022 (made available);
to fill in the electronic application form it is necessary to log on to the website:
the applicant: fills in the electronic application form, confirms the electronic application form, prints out the electronic application form, sends the signed application form with the necessary attachments by post to the faculty.
For more information, please visit the website: (for applicants - application forms)

Conditions for international students

Conditions of admission of foreign applicants are identical to the conditions of admission of Slovak applicants.
Foreign applicants pay an administrative fee in cash, at the presentation at the admission procedure.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. Soňa Kočanová, ArtD.

+421 48 4320 304

General information on the admission exam

The specific requirements for entrance examinations and the way they are conducted according to the accredited master's degree programmes are published on the website

Form of entrance exam

talent test

  • Apply the application for study

    25.02.2022 - 23.05.2022

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    27.05.2022 - 27.05.2022

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • CV (paper form)
  • potvrdenie o zaplatení poplatku za PK (paper form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1200 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 30 €
E-application form: 20 €

Billing information

Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, FDU, Kollárova 22, 974 01 Banská Bystrica

Bank: Štátna pokladnica
Account: 7000067813/8180

IBAN: SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813

Variable symbol: 501

Recipient's message: name and surname

The administrative fee is to be paid by the applicant by U-type postal order or by wire transfer from the account.

On the reverse side of the postal order - information for the recipient, please mark: PP FDU

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Detail of the study program

Chystáš sa študovať na vysokej škole na Slovensku? Teraz môžeš získať štipendium až 9 000 € počas prvých troch rokov štúdia. More information

Detail of the study program


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Last update: 14.03.2022 09:22

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