24 months
7200 EUR/year
5600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


If you are ready to face exciting, complex challenges in the field of animation and to focus on animated short film directing and advanced creative animation designing processes. The Animation program is offered at Budapest Metropolitan University.

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The inspirational atmosphere of the program ensures the opportunity to get absorbed in the world of animation genres, in order to find your own conceptual, visual and technical style. You will be able to improve your skills related to all the stages of animation design and production process, including storytelling, concept development, visuals, animation techniques and sound design. Both autonomous and applied approaches are supported, so you will be free to choose your future role in the creative industry. The Animation program is offered at Budapest Metropolitan University .

What can you study?

  • animation design workflow: developing an idea, finding the suitable visual style and technique 
  • 2D and 3D computer graphics skills 
  • sound design 
  • production workflow schedule 
  • current trends in animation art 
  • negotiation with customers 

Career Opportunities

  • You will be able to work as a standalone animation designer or as a leader of a creative team 
  • You will be able to be a member of a creative agency  
  • You will be able to organize and lead complex animation related projects 
  • You will be able to emerge as an autonomous animation artist 

Programme Structure

First Year  

  • You will face complex animation design tasks, such as literary adaptations, applied works or experimental movies 
  • You will develop your storytelling, animation and sound design skills 
  • You will improve your 2D and 3D computer animation skills 
  • You will refine your graphic style through creative visual studies 
  • You will get familiar with the current trends of animation art and its place related to other visual fields 

Second year 

  • You will start to develop your graduation movie 
  • You will experiment with graphic and visual communication styles 
  • You will develop your own animation production workflow 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • IELTS min. 6.0 
  • Bachelor’s degree or above from a relevant field 
  • Portfolio of previous works 
  • CV and motivation letter 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2800 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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