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Visual Arts - Type Design and Typography

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague

24 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Studio of Typography has belonged to the traditional schools at the Department of Graphic Arts from its very origins up until the current times, had it been called The Studio of Book Culture or The Book and Lettering. We offer a master degree in Visual Arts - Type Design and Typography at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. 

Overview

Highlights

In the period after WWII the Studio was headed by František Muzika, Milan Hegar, Jan Solpera and František Štorm. Karel Haloun, Tomáš Brousil and Radek Sidun are its current instructors. Proportianally, merely a small group of students focuses on the creation of lettering per se, the field of study being the whole spectrum of graphic design. 

At the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague we offer a programme in Visual Arts - Type Design and Typography. We put major emphasis on the amalgamation of new and classical media and the use of our school's graphic workshops, which belong to the cornerstones necessary to comprehend our profession.

Programme Structure

Elective Workshops:

  • Bookbinding, Book and Paper Restoration 
  • Drawing Course 
  • Painting Course 
  • Clay Modelling 
  • Photography Workshop 
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Basics of Lithography 
  • Basics of Print-Making Techniques 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a portfolio containing your own pieces of work related to the area of studies selected - at least 10 examples
  • your CV with relevant information about your professional history
  • a letter of intent – at least 1 page in Englis
  • a recommendation letter
  • copies of your BA diploma; in case you are nominated for acceptance, you will be asked to apply for a nostrification, i.e. recognition of your university studies in the Czech Republic by certain recognition authorities, and for this process you will need notarized copies of your diploma and diploma supplement/transcript of records translated to English)  
  • proof of your capability of studying in English  (mininum language level: B2 (CEFR) / 6.0 (IELTS), FCE (CE))
  • a filled in application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • approx. 79 000 CZK (approx. 2900 - 3000 €) per semester

Living costs for Prague

15441 - 26241 CZK /month
Living costs

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Funding

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