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Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

 

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
Akademie výtvarných umění v Praze
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague - headquarters
Established 1799
Type Public
Rector Tomáš Vaněk [1]
Admin. staff 75 (58 academic staff and 16 researchers)[2][3]
Students 294
Doctoral students 8
Location Prague, Czech Republic
Website http://www.avu.cz/en/

The Academy of Fine Arts, Prague (Czech: Akademie výtvarných umění v Praze, acronym AVU) was founded in 1799 and is the Czech Republic's oldest art college. The school offers twelve Master's degree programs and one Doctoral program.[4]

Contents

  • History 1
  • The Academy Today 2
    • Current Departments/Fields of Study 2.1
  • References 3

History

Starting in the early 18th century a series of organizations were formed in film and computer animation were added.[5]

The Academy Today

Today it is a modern, accredited university offering an education in modern and historic art. As an exclusively graduate school there are no student housing or on campus eating options offered. International programs offered in Czech, with a limited amount of classes offered in English.[4] There are also select classes open to the general public such as basic drawing and painting. Such courses aim to increase public art education and community involvement. [5]

Current Departments/Fields of Study

  • Painting
  • Drawing and Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Intermedia Studies
  • New Media
  • Restoration of Artworks
  • Architecture

[5]

References

  1. ^ "vedení akademie - rektor" (in Czech). Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Pedagogové" (in Czech). Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. Retrieved 25 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Researchers". Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. Retrieved 25 November 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN PRAGUE". Retrieved 25 November 2008. 
  5. ^ a b c "Academy of Fine Arts, Prague". Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. Retrieved 25 November 2008. 
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