Performing Arts

The core knowledge topics are linked to the specifics of the study programmes carried out in the subject field of study:

  • artistic performance
  • professional analysis of the means of musical performance
  • history of musical art with a focus on the degree programme taken
  • interpersonal skills related to teamwork
  • the ability to make a connection between the artistic performance and the listener
  • broad range of creative and practical skills
  • the ability to reflect critically

Structure of the Master's degree programme Performing Arts:

Module: Keyboard instruments - piano, accordion

Module: String instruments - violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, dulcimer

Module: Wind Instruments - flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, tuba, percussion

Module: Vocal Interpretation- Musical Singing

Module: Choral Conducting

Module: Choral Conducting

Prospects of graduates

Absolvent II. Performing Arts study programme has the opportunity to apply in demanding work activities, which can be performed: as a solo player/singer, choir conductor, member of chamber ensembles, as an employee of cultural institutions in leading positions, as a dramaturge in orchestras, music theatres and mass media, publicist after completing the necessary qualifications as a teacher of professional subjects in primary and secondary art education, management and organizational activities in institutions of art and culture.

During the studies, the graduate will acquire the following skills:

  • find and present their own interpretative solutions to problems in the staging and performance of major musical works
  • analyse and interpret challenging and serious works of art
  • interpret challenging and serious musical works of art
  • present artistically original and effective solutions in the field of musical interpretation
  • actively create artistic projects focused on specific problems of musical performance

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Conditions of admission

A candidate may enter the Master's programme after completing the Bachelor's study programme in the field of study Arts - Music and being awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music.
The requirements for the entrance exam are published on the website

Additional information

Further information is provided by the Faculty's Study Department tel.: +421 48 4320 214, e-mail:
Requirements and information regarding the study are published on the website in the Study Programme 2021/2022

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 to study 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 faculty does not require a medical certificate of medical fitness for university studies.

Attachments to the printed online application form: structured CV, proof of payment of the fee.

Certified photocopies of completed studies (university diploma, state examination certificate, diploma supplement) from graduates of the Faculty of Performing Arts are not required to verify photocopies. Candidates will only need to attach a structured CV before the defence and the state examination, which will be held in 2022.

In case of incomplete and missing information, the application will not be registered.

If the candidate is unable to attend the entrance examination due to serious reasons, he/she is required to notify the Dean of the Faculty no later than the day of the entrance examination and may request an alternative date.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the format of the entrance examination will be announced depending on the arrangements in place at the time of the entrance examination.

Form of entrance exam

talent exam, oral interview

  • Apply the application for study

    01.02.2022 - 31.03.2022

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    14.06.2022 - 16.06.2022

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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)
  • Bachelor diploma (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

The administrative fee shall be paid by the applicant by wire transfer from the account.

Account name of the addressee: Academy of Arts FMU, Kollárova 22, 974 01 Banská Bystrica

Money institution: State Treasury

Účet: 7000067813/8180

Swift Address: SUBASKBX

IBAN: SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813

Variable Symbol:201 (mandatory)

Information for the beneficiary please indicate: PP FMU

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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 09:15

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