General Information

Vysoká škola múzických umení v Bratislave (VŠMU)
Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava:

• established in 1949
• public university-type of school and the highest accredited educational, artistic and research institution in the field of theatre, film, music and dance arts in Slovakia.

VŠMU provides higher education with BA, MA, PhD and ArtD degree courses in full-time programmes.

In 2002, the credit system of study has been established that is compatible with the requirements of the European Union (ECTS) and it offers students the opportunity to study at partner foreign universities during one or two semesters.

VŠMU consists of three faculties:

Music and Dance Faculty provides selected MA and doctoral programmes in English and German as well.

The Theatre Faculty offers to foreign students supplementary semester courses in English.

The Film and Television Faculty provides several semester courses in English, especially for foreign students coming to VŠMU within the framework of LLP/Erasmus programme or through the bilateral governmental agreements.


The incoming students are welcome to follow a course of Slovak lanaguage (2 hours per week).

This course provides students with a grounding in the basic structures of Slovak in order to communicate at a basic level in essential social and survival situations in our country.

If you are interested in following the course, please, contact the Institutional coordinator for further information (e-mail:

The information about Erasmus Intesive Language Courses is published and regulary updated on .