KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS OF 21st CENTURY’S CONTEMPORARY ARTIST
Talent is definitely a sound foundation, but the road to becoming a renowned artist is hard. Continual adoption of new trends and work on acquiring new knowledge in step with modern technologies – that’s what makes Faculty of Contemporary Arts stand out.
This is why a PhD at FCA truly makes you art royalty.
Why should you opt for a PhD at Faculty of Contemporary Arts?
The purpose of a doctorate in design is developing critical and theoretical thinking. Faculty of Contemporary Arts forms experts able to conduct art research on their own, as well as be excellent teachers. We are creating a new generation of successful, educated young people, renowned in their field.
It is very important that you keep in step with the times. Technologies are advancing so rapidly that without continual self-advancement in this field you cannot even create a truly relevant work of art. FCA provides optimal environment and access to cutting-edge technology, which you use throughout your doctoral studies and which you use to create your thesis project.
Completion of this program, i.e. defending your doctoral project, endows you with the title of doctor of arts in applied arts and design.
Cooperation with the top names of the design scene;
Cooperation and constant advancement with mentors of your choice;
Cutting-edge technology at your disposal during the studies;
Possibility of solo exhibitions;
Work on concrete research tasks;
Employment possibilities at higher education institutions and cultural institutions;
Individual work with mentors who help you realize your thesis project;
Improved ability to approach different aspects of contemporary design scientifically.
What is required in order to enrol at doctoral studies of design?
Doctoral studies of design are available to all students who have completed graduate studies with an average grade of 8.5 or higher. Students with a lower average grade take a differential exam.
What can you do upon completion of the PhD program?
The breadth of space that opens to you to leave your own mark is immense. Floor, wall and ceiling that are well thought out, composed and organized in an architectural space – i.e. everything interior design entails – is a requirement for institutions and individuals in search of a remarkable and pleasant living area. These are only some of the things you can work on:
exhibition halls, exhibition spaces, museums,
sports and recreation facilities,
hotels, restaurants and other hopsitality facilities,
cultural facilities (operas, theater buildings, concert buildings),
private residences and business facilities, representation spaces and ateliers, libraries,
administration and government builidings, etc. (banks, conference halls, school facilities)