Msc.Dance Theory

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The programme?s objective is to deepen the knowledge acquired at the Bachelor?s level in historical and systematic dance theory, how it is used in independent research and its application in dance criticism, popularisation, organisational activity, etc. The student acquires an overview of the methodologies of dance research, their use in independent research and how to present such research in a high-quality manner at the international level. Through participation in interdisciplinary projects, the student is also introduced to the issues of dance production and management.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the continuing Master?s programme in the field of Dance Theory is able to perform further independent research in the area of historical or systematic dance theory and to present it in a high-quality manner at the international level. He or she can apply these skills in further academic or research activity, as well as in practical work at institutions of associated fields as an assistant, dramaturge, producer or manager. Graduates also often apply their skills in current affairs commentary and in edifying activities.


Applications start 1st March 2018
Applications end 31st March 2018
Start of study: 1st October 2018
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Admission requirements

For graduates of the Bachelor?s programme at the Faculty?s Department of Dance, the examination will consist of an interview on scholarly issues, the candidate?s specialisation in the Master?s programme and the proposed Master?s thesis project. Candidates whose Master?s studies do not immediately follow completion of the Bachelor?s programme and candidates from other universities must additionally submit a professional curriculum vitae, a list of publications and their Bachelor?s thesis project.


Degree master post bachelor
Study duration 2 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 7500 per year
Akademie múzických umění v Praze