Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8068 of 14,131 In the World
#1834 of 2,785 In Europe
#18 of 34 In Slovakia
#7 of 12 In Bratislava

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Acceptance rate

* The Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (maturitné vysvedcenie), and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - January; February-May)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Bakalár Design, Fine Arts
Magister Architecture, Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Multimedia, Painting and Drawing, Performing Arts, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Restoration of Works of Art, Sculpture, Textile Design, Visual Arts
Doktor Architecture, Design, Fine Arts, Restoration of Works of Art

Notable alumni

  1. Jozef Kabaň

    Jozef Kabaň
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    1973-.. (age 51)

    Jozef Kabaň is a Slovak automobile designer. He started his career as a designer at Volkswagen. In 2003 he moved to Audi as an exterior design assistant. In 2007 he advanced to the position of Chief of Exterior Design at Audi. He was exterior designer of the Volkswagen Lupo, SEAT Arosa, Bugatti Veyron and Škoda Octavia. He has been Chief of Exterior Design at Škoda Auto since 2008. In early 2017 he left Škoda for BMW to become its head of design replacing Karim Habib. In 2019 he changed position within BMW Group and headed design at its subsidiary Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. After half a year he decided to leave Rolls-Royce and BMW Group returning to VW in January 2020, this time for its main VW brand. In early 2023, Kabaň was fired by Volkswagen and replaced by Bentley designer Andreas Mindt after failing to impress VW's CEO. Bentley replaced Mindt with Tobias Sühlmann.

  2. Anna Daučíková

    Anna Daučíková
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    1950-.. (age 74)
    video artistpainterjewelerphotographerglass artist

    Anna Daučíková is Slovak visual artist and activist based in Prague and Bratislava. From 1999 to 2011 she was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava and currently teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. Daučíková is one of the first Slovak artists to openly identify as queer and engage with feminism.

Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Applied Arts Ceramic Art, Glass Art, Jewellery Art
Department/Division : Architecture Architecture
Department/Division : Conservation and Restoration Architectural Restoration, Restoration of Works of Art
Department/Division : Design Communication Arts, Design, Visual Arts
Department/Division : Drawing Painting and Drawing
Department/Division : Intermedia and Multimedia Media Studies, Multimedia
Department/Division : Painting and Other Media Painting and Drawing
Department/Division : Photography and New Media Photography
Department/Division : Printmaking and Other Media Printing and Printmaking
Department/Division : Sculpture, Object, Installation Sculpture
Department/Division : Textile Fashion Design, Textile Design
Department/Division : Theory and History of Art Architecture, Art History, Fine Arts
Department/Division : Visual Communication Communication Studies, Visual Arts

General information

Alternative names VSVU
Vysoká škola výtvarných umení v Bratislave
Founded 1949
Accreditation Accreditation Commission of the Slovak Republic

Location and contacts

Address Hviezdoslavovo nám 18
Bratislava, 814 37
City population 476,000

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