The Acting study programme aims to develop the student's creative disposition, not only in classical drama acting, but especially to prepare interdisciplinary actors, in modern professions, film, television, radio and dubbing acting and multimedia performances.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting is conceived on three basic levels: psychosomatic, creative and theoretical.

First plane - deepening and developing one's own identity and creative individuality.

Second plane - development of physical expression and culture of speech. .

The third plane - is the study of theory, the history of art, especially dramatic art.

Prospects of graduates

The graduate of the bachelor's degree acquires the theoretical and practical knowledge of theatre arts and is able to use it in the performance of a profession or in continuing in further higher education. Gain an overview of historical and contemporary forms of theatre arts.

Gain an overview of historical and contemporary forms of the performing arts. The student will acquire a practical foundation in the creative processes and methods used to create a work for the stage. Graduates of the study apply as members of artistic companies of professional theatres, in the media, as employees of cultural institutions in leading positions of amateur ensembles and drama departments of art schools and conservatories, and in a wide range of artistic, educational and organizational activities.

The graduate acquires and understands the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories of creation in the performing arts from the historical and contemporary point of view, is able to navigate in the system of creative procedures and methods of artistic creation and apply them in the creative process, has the ability to interpret a dramatic text, to realize a stage performance, to formulate theoretical opinions in his/her area of expertise, the ability to explore and reflect on the form and methods of the work of art and artistic performance. Work effectively and independently but also as a member of an artistic team,keep in touch with the latest developments in their discipline and continue their own professional development,adapt to team working and the ability to lead a team.

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Conditions of admission
  • The specific requirements for the entrance examinations and the way they are conducted according to the accredited bachelor study programmes are published on the website

Additional information

All consultations will be conducted in the form of an online consultation, so that the candidate will report via e-mail to the respective
educator at the published e-mail address, in the case of group consultation (Acting), the candidate will register at the
educator's e-mail address at least 3 working days before the consultation, i.e. no later than 24.02.2022

Heritage - Group Consultation on March 1, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Email:

Organisation of Entrance Examinations:

Round 1 - 25 April 2022
Round 2 - 26 April 2022
Round 3 - 27 April 2022

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 by the deadline. Applications can be submitted from 1 October 2021 (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 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

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. art. Soňa Kočanová, ArtD.


phone:+421 48 4320 305

General information on the admission exam
  • Each applicant must take a talent entrance exam.
  • Application forms must be submitted separately for each programme of study.
  • Applicants who have completed their secondary education should send a certified copy of their high school diploma with their application ( No need to certify the Supplement!! ). Do not send regular school certificates!!!
  • Those candidates who have not yet graduated will list on the application form the benefit of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd year grades only for the end of the year and the grades obtained in the 4th year for the half year.
  • Vitae is a mandatory attachment to the application form.
  • Admission examinations are anonymous, not open to the public.
  • The dean of the faculty is responsible for the preparation, organisation, conduct and completion of the admission procedure.
  • The lists of admitted and non-admitted applicants to the bachelor's degree programmes will be published on the FDU AU website within 48 hours of its completion at - NEWS
  • Send applications :


    To complete the electronic application form, the applicant should log on to, where the applicant:

  • completes the online application form
  • confirm the online application
  • print the online application form
  • sends the signed application form with the necessary attachments by post to the faculty

to the following address:

Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica

Faculty of Dramatic Arts

Kollárova 22

974 01 Banská Bystrica

in written form

  • The form can be purchased at the ŠEVT shop or searched on the Internet and the completed and signed application form with the necessary attachments should be sent to the above address by post
  • The application form for undergraduate university studies should be completed according to the instructions and supplemented with a curriculum vitae.
  • After the registration and evaluation of applications, applicants will be sent further necessary information about the admission procedure for individual study programmes, which will also be published on the AU website (
  • An application without the attached proof of payment of the administrative fee will be excluded from the register.

Form of entrance exam

talent exam (by audition)


written knowledge test focusing on general cultural overview

  • Apply the application for study


  • Performance of the entrance exam

    25.04.2023 - 27.04.2023

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • leaving certificate (paper form)
  • CV (paper form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie (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: 50 €
E-application form: 40 €

Billing information

Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica

Kollárova 22

974 01 Banská Bystrica

Banka: Štátna pokladnica
Account: 7000067813/8180

Account number in the form IBAN: SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813

Variable symbol: 501

Administrative fee to be paid by the applicant by postal order type RI (please enclose the receipt of payment with the application form) or by wire transfer from the account (please enclose the printed statement with the application form).

In exceptional cases and by prior arrangement, payment can be made directly to the admissions office by contacting the study department at the following email address:

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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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