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The Bachelor's programme is focused on understanding and adopting the knowledge and skills of the field on the theoretical as well as practical levels, and on acquiring knowledge of other disciplines, in particular in the area of art. A matter of course is mastery of the technical issues of photography and immediately related fields. The programme develops the student's talent and offers the possibility to find his/her own creative orientation and opinions. Photography is understood as an integral component of modern communicative systems using the visual language in a creative manner. In the programme, photographic production is traced not only from the perspective of the theory, technique, history and aesthetics of the field, but also from the point of view of social science research and various forms of application in contemporary society. The programme is orientated towards the preparation of independent creative professionals. It provides the student with a wide range of expert, creative and human approaches, and thus enables him/her to form his/her own viewpoint.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelor's programme in Photography is prepared for creative as well as theoretical types of work relating to the field, and is able to further progress in these areas. He or she has a sufficient overview of the varied aspects of the history and theory of the field, understands the principles and has mastered the technological requirements of production, and is capable of creatively applying all of this knowledge. He/she is capable of successfully performing independent work as well as teamwork in various areas of the field. After completing a pedagogical minimum, he/she can also work as a pedagogue in lower types of vocational schools with a similar focus.


Applications start 1st October 2018
Applications end 30th June 2019
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Admission requirements

The basic condition of admission is talent for creative work. In addition to demonstrable talent, general education, an overview of developments in cultural and art history, an orientation in contemporary art and specialist knowledge (knowledge of photographic techniques and the history of photography), the candidate is also expected to have the will to work on his/her own development.



Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 8700 per year
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