Academy of Musical Arts in Prague

The Academy of Musical Arts in Prague was founded as an independent educational institution in 1946, before that the academy was part of the Prague Conservatory. At the moment, the Academy of Musical Arts consists of 3 independent faculties independent of each other: Faculty of Music and Dance, Faculty of Cinema and Television, Theater Faculty.

The Academy of Musical Art in Prague is one of the best higher educational institutions in the Czech Republic. 


Official name:
Akademie múzických umění v Praze


Type of university: state

Language of instruction: Czech

Faculties: 3

Specialties: 27+

Number of years of study: 4-9 years

Training program:
bachelor's, master's, doctoral studies

Theater Faculty

Bachelor's degree programs:

  • Department of Drama Theater;
  • Department of Alternative and Puppet Theater;
  • Department of Scenography;
  • Department of Production;
  • Department of Educational Drama;
  • Department of Author's Creativity and Pedagogy;
  • Department of Theory and Criticism.

Entrance exams: When applying for creative specialties, it is necessary to demonstrate talent and creative abilities. Entrance exams are held in several stages.

Faculty of Film and Television

Bachelor's degree programs:

  • cartoon creativity;
  • documentary creativity;
  • photo;
  • camera;
  • production;
  • directing;
  • screenwriting and drama;
  • montage;
  • sound creativity.

Entrance exams: Author's works, written analysis of a work of art and an interview. 

Faculty of Music and Dance

Bachelor's degree programs:

  • Composing art;
  • Conducting;
  • Opera directing;
  • Singing;
  • Percussion instruments;
  • Music theory;
  • Musical direction;
  • Music Management;
  • Sound direction;
  • Fotepiano – Jazz (Bachelor's degree only);
  • Contrabass Jazz (Bachelor's degree only);
  • Saxophone – Jazz (Bachelor's degree only);
  • Percussion instruments – jazz (bachelor's degree only);
  • and others.

Entrance exams: Applicants must pass a creative exam (depending on the specialty), an exam for knowledge of music theory and music history, and an exam in theoretical subjects.

Do you want to get a creative education in the Czech Republic? Then you should definitely take a closer look at Prague! It is in the capital that the most famous creative universities of the Czech Republic are located: UMPRUM, AMU and AVU:

The main conditions for admission to the Academy of Musical Arts

  • Confirmation of completed secondary/higher education;
  • Certificate confirming the level of proficiency in the Czech language not lower than B2;
  • Successful completion of entrance tests (depending on the faculty).

Do you want to get full information about how to enroll in the Academy of Musical Arts? Submit an application and our specialists will contact you soon and select the optimal preparatory plan.

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