Theatre Arts

New study programme specialising in:

  • Acting
  • theatre dramaturgy and directing

Prospects of graduates

A graduate of the Master's degree programme in Theatre Arts acquires the professional competence to perform the profession of an actor, director or dramaturge as an independent theatre creator at the level of Master of Arts.
The graduate of the Master's degree finds employment in demanding work activities that can be carried out in theatre and other professional art bodies, film and multimedia, secondary and higher art education, journalism and journalism.
He is technically and personally prepared for independent creative work in versatile theatre production.
He has all the prerequisites to work as an independent creator, but also as a member of an artistic team, adapting to teamwork and the ability to lead a team, to keep in touch with the latest developments in the disciplines of dramatic arts and to continue his/her own professional development.
The graduate can find employment as a member of artistic ensembles of professional theatres, creator of independent artistic projects, film, radio, dubbing creator, in leading functions of cultural institutions and drama departments of art schools and in a wide range of artistic, educational and organizational activities that require high qualifications.
A graduate of the Master's degree may continue, after successful completion of the entrance examinations, in a doctoral degree in a related or related study programme.

Person responsible for the implementation, development and quality of the study programme (OZŠP):
doc. Mgr. art. František Výrostko, f.m. prof.

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Conditions of admission

Acceptance to the Master's programme requires successful completion of the Bachelor's degree in Acting, Theatre Dramaturgy and Directing or a related study programme and demonstration of abilities and personal disposition for the chosen study programme.
In the event that admissions interviews at FDU AU are held prior to the applicant's bachelor's degree completion date, the applicant is admitted to the program on a conditional basis.
The prerequisites for admission are adequate theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of theatre arts, knowledge of the history of Slovak and world theatre at the bachelor's degree level, an overview of cultural and artistic developments and knowledge of one world language.
The entrance examination is designed to test the applicant's level of knowledge, talent, thinking, abilities and skills in terms of the specific requirements that arise for the applicant from the chosen Master's degree programme.

The specific requirements for the admission examinations, how they are to be conducted and the conditions of admission are published on the

Additional information

Deadline for submission of applications, including receipt of required entries:

Performing Arts May 29, 2023
with a specialization in acting

Theater Arts May 31, 2023
with a specialization in theater dramaturgy and directing

Admissions Examination Deadline:
Theatre Arts June 14, 2023
with a specialization in Acting

Theater Arts June 7, 2023
with a specialization in theater dramaturgy and directing

An applicant with a disability, upon his/her request for a modification of the form and manner of the entrance examination to take into account his/her specific needs, FDU AU will determine the form of the entrance examination and the manner of its administration, taking into account his/her medical problems.

In order to apply the same assessment criteria to all applicants to study at FDU AU, it is not possible to set an alternative date for the admission procedure.

The entrance examination is a single-round examination and is conducted over one day in the form of a personal interview. The date will be adjusted annually according to the current schedule.

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 304

General information on the admission exam

Electronic application form:

A candidate for study at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica applies for study by completing the electronic application form and sending it to the faculty by the deadline.
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.
For more information, please visit the website (for applicants - application forms)

Form of entrance exam

talent exam

  • Apply the application for study

    29.05.2023 - 31.05.2023

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    07.06.2023 - 14.06.2023

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • CV (paper form)
  • 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)
  • 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

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

On the reverse side of the Recipient Information, please indicate: PP FDU

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

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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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Last update: 11.11.2022 22:09

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