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Hungary/ 8.3 Arts and cultural education  

8.3.4 Higher arts education and professional training

At BA level, students can choose from 22 higher educational programmes, while at MA level, 36 are available in seven different fields (architecture, film and video art, crafts / applied arts, visual arts, multimedia, dance and music). Apart from the programmes within the Bologna system, ten educational programmes stayed in their old one-tier system which is the only higher educational form providing theatre arts. Students may choose form a variety of universities and colleges around the country, counting six art-specified universities and six universities providing arts education, producing nevertheless ten-twentyfold over-application.

Three more – rather specific – higher educational institutions can be found in Hungary. These licensed foreign institutions are a French design academy, a French fashion design school and a branch of the Vienna Konservatorium.

In the field of cultural management, four more (drama, motion picture, visual and music culture) educational fields are available at BA level providing eight different programmes.

Chapter published: 24-11-2016

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