History and Praxis of the Contemporary Art

Magisterské štúdium na VŠVU sa zameriava na získanie teoretických a praktických poznatkov založených na súčasnom stave umenia a na rozvíjanie schopností, ich tvorivého uplatňovania
pri výkone povolania alebo pri pokračovaní vo vysokoškolskom štúdiu podľa doktorandského študijného programu. Absolventi magisterského štúdia získavajú vysokoškolské vzdelanie druhého
stupňa. Štandardná dĺžka štúdia pre študijný program druhého stupňa je na VŠVU dva roky.
Záverečnou prácou magisterského štúdia je diplomová práca a štúdium je ukončené štátnou skúškou. Absolventom štúdia magisterského štúdia na VŠVU sa udeľuje akademický titul „magister“ (v skratke „Mgr.“).



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Conditions of admission

Important amendments!

Admission conditions and the course of the admission procedure in the academic year 2019/2020 for the master level study in 2020/2021 updated on 24 March 2020 due to a pandemic and interruption of studies until further notice at all types of schools in the Slovak Republic by the Crisis Staff of the Slovak Republic and at the decision of the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (AFAD) in Bratislava.

Applicant to the master level study at AFAD can only apply to one of the study programmes (the applicant has to specify which studio they are applying to!).

Applicants to the master level study at AFAD will fill in and send an online application, which will be placed at the AFAD web page no later than 31 May 2020. Applicants must submit their CV directly into the electronic application form.

The following attachments will be sent to kozakova@vsvu.sk:

· electronic copy of the bachelor study diploma; in case of international diploma, official translation to Slovak is required

· proof of payment for the admission fee

· electronic copy of documents accompanying the diploma, or a transcript of completed subjects with weighted GPA (grade point average) (applicants from a university other than the AFAD) and in case of an international document, official translation to Slovak language is required.

· international applicants and applicants who studied abroad will, in case of being accepted to AFAD, submit the official recognition of their education certificates/diplomas issued internationally no later than by the closing date for

the enrolment to the study. http://www.vsvu.sk/studium/studenti/uznavanie-dokladov/ http://www.minedu.sk/akademicke-uznavanie-dokladov-o-vzdelani/

 



Additional information

After submitting the electronic application subsequently between 1 June 2020 from 6.00 am until 24 June 2020 until 8.00 am, each applicant sends a written essay to the email address kozakova@vsvu.sk in one common PDF format marked as name_surname_study program name (history_practice), which will include their opinion on the following topics:

· a written essay of at least 3 and at most 5 standard pages, which will include their opinion on the following topics:

a/ why they apply to the relevant field and study program

b / what works of art they consider close to their opinion of art

c / which books, including art-historical ones, or films about artists they have read or seen

d / which exhibitions they visited or remember, which attracted them in artistic and curatorial terms

e / which artists or periods and directions they would like to study and why

f / what meaning do they see in the work of a historian, theorist and curator of contemporary art in current world



Conditions for international students

Všetci zahraniční uchádzači (s výnimkou českých) musia do nástupu na štúdium ovládať slovenský jazyk v úrovni B1.

Zahraniční uchádzači a uchádzači, ktorí študovali v zahraničí, v prípade prijatia na štúdium doložia rozhodnutie o uznaní dokladu o vzdelaní vydaného v zahraničí najneskôr do zápisu na štúdium (september 2021)



General information on the admission exam

Important amendments!

Admission conditions and the course of the admission procedure in the academic year 2019/2020 for the master level study in 2020/2021 updated on 24 March 2020 due to a pandemic and interruption of studies until further notice at all types of schools in the Slovak Republic by the Crisis Staff of the Slovak Republic and at the decision of the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (AFAD) in Bratislava.

Applicant to the master level study at AFAD can become a student of the chosen study programme, only based on a completed admission procedure. If a student has completed the bachelor study, i.e. the first level study programme of the field of study: Art and culture sciences, they can apply to admissions at AFAD as given by the admissions regulations. The admission procedure will be carried out by the distance method without the direct participation of the applicant. The admission committee will meet between 26 June and 30 June 2020 and evaluate the electronically delivered portfolios with cover letters to test the candidate's individual abilities and prerequisites to independently and creatively master the requirements for a master level study at AFAD, outlook in the issue and in the given field, level of thinking, their knowledge of history and theory of art and aesthetics.



Form of entrance exam

The applicant for the master’s degree program in the study field History and Praxis of Contemporary Art can become a student of the chosen study program only by succeeding in an admission procedure. If a student has completed a bachelor level study program, i.e. first level study program in the study field Art and culture sciences and in the study field Arts, only then s/he can apply for the admission procedure to AFAD as given in the standard procedure. The admission procedure includes a written examination of the candidate's interest in the study program and the study field they are applying for; furthermore, the examination of cultural orientation in general and general knowledge in the theory and practice of contemporary art, in the field of art and culture in the extent of the bachelor level study. After submitting the electronic application subsequently between 1 June 2020 from 6.00 am until 24 June 2020 until 8.00 am, each applicant sends a written essay to the email address kozakova@vsvu.sk in one common PDF format marked as name_surname_study program name (history_practice), which will include their opinion on the following topics:

· a written essay of at least 3 and at most 5 standard pages, which will include their opinion on the following topics:

a/ why they apply to the relevant field and study program

b / what works of art they consider close to their opinion of art

c / which books, including art-historical ones, or films about artists they have read or seen

d / which exhibitions they visited or remember, which attracted them in artistic and curatorial terms

e / which artists or periods and directions they would like to study and why

f / what meaning do they see in the work of a historian, theorist and curator of contemporary art in current world

In case, the admission interviews to AFAD are carried out prior to completing the bachelor’s study program, the applicant is admitted conditionally to master study program. Definite admission is possible only in case of a successful completion of the first level study programme. The applicant will submit the proof of completion of the bachelor level study program within ten days after completing the first level study program yet no later than the date of enrolment for study.

The admission committee is appointed by the Rector of AFAD. The committee takes into account the results of the admission procedure, such as the written essay and its individual parts, which will be evaluated and scored, while also taking into account the learning outcomes during the bachelor level study.



  • Apply the application for study

    24.03.2021 - 24.05.2021

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    24.06.2021 - 25.06.2021

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
9


Additions
  • CV (electronic form)
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form, electronic form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku za prijímacie konanie (electronic form)
  • zahraniční uchádzači a uchádzači, ktorí študovali v zahraničí, v prípade prijatia na štúdium doložia rozhodnutie o uznaní dokladu o vzdelaní vydaného v zahraničí najneskôr do zápisu na štúdium (electronic form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (electronic form)


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

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 25 €
E-application form: 25 €

Billing information

A 25 euro fee is to be paid via bank transfer:

  • Account owner: Vysoká škola výtvarných umení, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18, 814 37 Bratislava, Slovenská republika
  • Bank: ŠTÁTNA POKLADNICA, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia
  • SWIFT: SPSRSKBAXXX
  • IBAN: SK42 8180 0000 0070 0007 2516
  • variable symbol 648 003
  • Specific symbol: six-digit number starting with 20 and followed by a four-digit number consisting of application filing number, in front of which zeroes are to be added.
    An example: if an application filing number is 37, specific symbol will be 200037
  • Additional information: applicant’s surname

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