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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 March 2022
Applications end 1st June 2022
Start of study: 1st October 2024
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Admission requirements

Interest, experience and knowledge of the contemporary context in the field of photography and motivation to study.
Completed secondary education, either before or during the beginning of their study at the Department of Photography.



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