MA Program in English



Don´t forget that the application deadline for the intake to the upcoming academic year 2024/2025 is 15th May 2024!

VA banner designed by: Jessica Ledoux, a master´s degree student in the Type Design and Typography Studio.



You can´t speak Czech, but you would love to pursue your MA/MFA degree at UMPRUM in Prague and study design, fine arts, graphics, applied arts and architecture? The program UMPRUM can offer you is a master´s degree course in English called Visual Arts.

Visual Arts is a two-year post-graduate international program in English (three-year in case of Architecture) that combines practical studio-based seminars (see the list of studios below) and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history. It is designed for BA/BFA or MA/MFA degree holders from universities and colleges abroad, and aims at providing foreign students with sound education in the chosen discipline/studio in order to prepare them for individual or team specialist profession all over the world.

It is open in 24 UMPRUM studios. Successful Visual Arts students who - after two years of their studies in a particular studio, and three years in architecture studios - pass the final theoretical state exams and defend their diploma thesis and diploma project, gain an internationally acknowledged academic degree MgA. (equivallent to MA, MFA, MLitt).

VA candidates can apply for (and then graduate from) one of the following studios:

  1. Architecture I 
  2. Architecture II 
  3. Architecture III 
  4. Architecture IV
  5. Ceramics and Porcelain
  6. Concept - Object - Meaning (K.O.V. - former Metal and Jewellery)
  7. Fashion and Footwear Design
  8. Fashion Design
  9. Animation and Film
  10. Glass
  11. Graphic Design and Visual Communication
  12. Graphic Design and New Media
  13. Illustration and Graphics
  14. Interior and Furniture Design
  15. Industrial Design
  16. Fine Arts III
  17. Fine Arts II
  18. Fine Arts IV
  19. Photography II
  20. Product Design
  21. Fine Arts I
  22. Textile
  23. Type Design and Typography
  24. Design and Digital Technology

For more information on the application procedure, see the section Application process and FAQ or email


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Academy of Art, Architecture and Design (UMPRUM)
nám. Jana Palacha 80 
116 93 Praha 1 
Czech Republic