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.
Baccalaureate artistic study of acting is conceived in three basic levels: psychosomatic, creative and theoretical.
The first level - deepening and development of one's own identity and creative individuality.
The second level - development of physical expression and culture of speech.
The third level - is the study of theory, the history of art, especially dramatic art.

Prospects of graduates

A graduate of the Bachelor of Acting study programme acquires the professional competence to perform the profession of an actor at the level of Bachelor of Arts.
He is technically and personally prepared for independent creative work in the areas of acting.
He has all the prerequisites to work effectively and independently but also as a member of an artistic team, to adapt to teamwork and the ability to lead a team, to keep in touch with the latest developments in his/her discipline and to continue his/her own professional development,.
The graduate can be employed as a member of artistic ensembles of professional theatres, in the media, as a worker in 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 of the Bachelor's degree can continue, after successful completion of the entrance examinations, in the Master's degree in a related or related study programme.

Person responsible for the implementation, development and quality of the study programme (OZŠP):
Mgr. art. Anna Gromanová PhD., f. m. doc.

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Conditions of admission

Acceptance of applicants for bachelor's studies is subject to successful completion of secondary school with a high school diploma and demonstration of abilities and personal disposition for the chosen study programme.
In the event that the admission interviews at FDU AU are held before the date of the applicant's graduation examination, the applicant is admitted to the study conditionally.
Conditional admission is contingent upon successful completion of the matriculation examination. The applicant must submit proof of the completion of full secondary education (matriculation certificate) within ten days of passing the matriculation examination, but at the latest by the deadline for enrolment in the study programme.
FDU AU determines additional conditions for admission to the study of individual study programmes in order to ensure that applicants with the necessary abilities and aptitudes are admitted to the study.
The conditions set and the method of verifying their fulfilment must enable the selection of applicants who demonstrate the highest level of talent, abilities, knowledge for study in the study programme.
The prerequisites for admission to the programme are a basic orientation and knowledge in the field of dramatic arts, a general overview of the history of domestic and world cultural events, and a knowledge of one world language at the level of a high school diploma.

The entrance examination is designed to test the applicant's level of knowledge, talent, thinking, abilities and skills in the light of the specific demands made on the applicant by the chosen Bachelor's degree programme.

The entrance examination consists of three rounds, which take place over a period of three days. The date will be adjusted annually according to the current schedule.
The practical part of the talent test is aimed at ascertaining the applicant's acting predispositions, at verifying the applicant's speech and movement skills and at demonstrating creativity.

to advance from Round 1 to Round 2, a candidate must score a minimum of 65 points out of a maximum of 100 points

to progress from Round 2 to Round 3, the applicant must obtain a minimum of 65 points out of a maximum of 100 points
To pass the interviews, the applicant must obtain a minimum of 65 points out of a maximum of 100 points in Round 3.

Additional information

The specific conditions of admission, the form and framework content of the admission procedure, the list of recommended readings and the method of evaluating the results of the admission examination are published at

At the request of a disabled applicant, FDU AU will determine the form of the admission examination and the manner of its conduct, taking into account his/her health problems.
Due to the application of the same evaluation criteria for all applicants for studies at FDU AU, it is not possible to determine an alternative date for the admission procedure.

Electronic Application for Studies:

An applicant to the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica applies for studies by completing the electronic application form and sending it to the faculty by the specified deadline.
In order to fill in the electronic application form, it is necessary to log in on the website:

The applicant: completes 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 at the following address:

Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica
Faculty of Dramatic Arts
Kollárova 22
974 01 Banská Bystrica

After 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 a proof of payment of the administrative fee will be excluded from the register.

Conditions for international students

The admission conditions for foreign applicants are identical to those for Slovak applicants.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. art. Soňa Kočanová, ArtD.
tel.:+421 48 4320 304

General information on the admission exam

Each applicant must undergo a talent entrance examination. The application form must be sent for each study programme separately.
The Dean of the Faculty is responsible for the preparation, organisation, course and completion of the admission procedure.

The lists of accepted and non-accepted candidates for the study of Bachelor's study programmes will be published on the website of FDU AU within 48 hours of its completion at - NEWS

Form of entrance exam

Talent Exam


Test in general cultural overview and theatre history in the 2nd round of the entrance exam

  • Apply the application for study

    15.12.2022 - 04.04.2023

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    25.04.2023 - 27.04.2023

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

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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

Recipient's account name: Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Kollárova 22, 974 01 Banská Bystrica
Cash institution: the State Treasury
IBAN: SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813
Account number: 7000067813/8180
Variable symbol: 501 (mandatory)
Message to the recipient: name and surname

Administrative fee is to be paid by the applicant by postal order type RI (please attach the receipt of payment to the application form) or by wire transfer from the bank (please attach the printed receipt from the statement to 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

The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program


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