Performing Arts

Module: keyboards piano, accordion

Module: stringed instruments violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, dulcimer

Module: wind instrumentsflute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet

Piano, saxophone, tuba, percussion

Module: vocal interpretationmusical singing

Module: choral conducting

Prospects of graduates

The graduates of the first degree of the study programme Performing Arts are personalities who, on the basis of the acquired skills and knowledge, will apply themselves in practice as performers (solo players/singers, choir conductors, chamber players), musical arrangers, active employees of cultural institutions or organisations, music dramaturges in orchestras, theatres, pedagogical staff at primary and secondary art schools.

The study programme predetermines the graduate to actively communicate in at least one foreign language. During the course of study, the graduate will acquire the ability to artistically interpret a musical work of art a wide range of creative and practical skills in the field of musical art
interpersonal experience related to teamwork.

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Conditions of admission

are published on the Faculty of Performing Arts website at

Additional information

A student may enter the Bachelor's programme after successful completion of secondary education, which ends with the matriculation examination and after successfully passing the entrance examination

An additional round of admissions has been announced with applications open until 20 March 2022. Additional round of admissions for selected modules:

String instruments: viola, cello, double bass
Wind instruments: saxophone, trombone, oboe, trumpet, clarinet, tuba, French horn, bassoon

Conditions for international students

For international applicants, the same conditions for online application as above apply. The documents of completed studies must be translated into Slovak and verified.

Foreigners applying for studies in an accredited study programme are recommended to acquire such knowledge of the Slovak language that fluent communication is possible during their studies at the faculty. It is also possible to use the Czech language while studying at the faculty.

It is necessary to submit proof of completion of language training at the ÚJOP UK Bratislava, or a similar professional language institution (except for foreign Slovaks and applicants from the Czech Republic).

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Doc.Mgr. Zuzana Bouřová, PhD., ArtD.,

telephone: +421 48 4320 210

General information on the admission exam

The purpose of the entrance examination is to test the level of knowledge, talent, abilities and skills of the applicant in the light of the specific requirements that arise for the applicant from the chosen study programme. The entrance examination consists of a talent test and a written examination. The aptitude test shall be conducted in a manner appropriate to the nature of the programme of study which the applicant wishes to follow. It shall consist of an artistic-creative or artistic-performance part. The written examination shall consist of a test within the scope of the conservatoire's curricular material.

The requirements for the entrance examination of the Bachelor's degree programme are published on the Faculty's website

Form of entrance exam

talent test - on-line on the basis of the sent video-recording

  • Apply the application for study

    01.10.2021 - 30.11.2021

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    02.02.2022 - 07.02.2022

  • Submit additional application form

    21.02.2022 - 20.03.2022

  • Performance of the additional entrance exam


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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • Administratívny poplatok (paper form)
  • Štrukturovaný životopis (paper form)
  • leaving certificate (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: 47 €
E-application form: 47 €

Billing information

Administrative fee shall be paid by the applicant by wire transfer from the account on the basis of the order generated in the electronic application form

bank name: Štátna pokladnica

account number (IBAN): SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813


variable symbol: 201 (mandatory)

account name: AU Revenue in BB

recipient's name and surname

Recipient's information please tick: PP FMU

address: Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, Faculty of Performing Arts, Kollárova 22,

974 01 Banská Bystrica

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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 09:10

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