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Doctoral studies take place in an external 4-year form. It consists of an individual study plan. It is completed by a dissertation examination and a dissertation defense (ArtD.).



Prospects of graduates

A graduate of the Doctoral Studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts is a visual artist - Doctor of Fine Arts, co-creator of concepts in the field of Art - Fine Arts. He is prepared for independent creative and theoretical artistic activity and international confrontation in the field of visual arts. He/she is able to cooperate in the team realization of artistic projects, can theoretically analyze visual art in the context of contemporary art philosophy and is able to conduct professional communication in one of the world languages. The level of theoretical knowledge and creative abilities acquired and developed during the studies predisposes the graduate to professional and qualified creative activity contributing to the development and research of fine arts. A graduate of the doctoral study programme in Fine Arts can apply primarily as a freelance visual artist, as a university teacher in the field of Fine Arts.



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Conditions of admission
  • A prerequisite for applying for doctoral studies is the successful completion of a second cycle university degree in Fine Arts, or in other related fields.
  • The applicant must document the above fact before the admission interview with certified copies of the documents on the education attained.

  • During the admission procedure, the applicant orally defends his/her dissertation project, which he/she also submits in writing to the admission committee, prepared in Slovak (Czech) and English. The intention of the presented project must be in line with the selected topic of the supervisor to whom the applicant applies. The applicant must demonstrate abilities and prerequisites for independent research and artistic activity, knowledge of the theory and history of art, with emphasis on the given topic. He/she must document his/her previous artistic activity with a portfolio.


Additional information


All information regarding the admissions process for the 2022/2023 academic year is posted at www.fvu.aku.sk.



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. Roman Schwartz


email: roman.schwartz@aku.sk


phone: +421 48 4320 508



General information on the admission exam
  • The dean of the faculty shall announce at least two months before the deadline for submission of applications for doctoral studies the topics of dissertations that may be applied for in the admission procedure.
  • Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the format of the entrance examinations will be announced depending on the arrangements in place at the time of the entrance examinations.


Form of entrance exam

Foreign Language Test - English / German / Spanish (Translation and comprehension of a professional text;Brief presentation of the dissertation project in a foreign language).

Oral Interview - Assessment of the level of the candidate's portfolio of artistic and publication activities and its presentation to the candidates. Project related to the dissertation topic (also in written form) and its presentation to the candidate. Discussion between the committee members and the PhD candidate. Level of knowledge and orientation in the theory and history of art.



Tests

written test in English consisting of two parts: translation and comprehension of a professional text, brief presentation of the dissertation project



  • Apply the application for study

    18.02.2022 - 28.04.2022

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    25.05.2022 - 25.05.2022

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
4


Additions
  • 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)
  • portfólio (paper form)
  • projekt dizertačnej práce (paper form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 1000 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 1000 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 30 €
E-application form: 30 €

Billing information

Administrative fee is to be paid by the applicant by postal order type U or by wire transfer from the account.

Account name of the addressee:

Academy of Arts FVU, Kollárova 22, 974 01 Banská Bystrica

Bank: Štátna pokladnica
Account: 7000067813/8180

IBAN: SK50 8180 0000 0070 0006 7813

Variable symbol: 301

Administrative fee will be paid by the applicant by wire transfer from the account.


Information for the recipient mark: PP FVU

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Detail of the study program

 
 
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Detail of the study program

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Last update: 14.03.2022 10:38

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