Partner Schools of VFF 2018


The Academy of Performing Arts or VŠMU was founded in 1949 in Bratislava. VŠMU is the highest accredited, educational, artistic, scientific and research institution in the field of theatre, music, dance and film art in Slovakia. The school has four faculties - Music and Dance, The Theatre Faculty and Film and TV Faculty. The self-standing Faculty of Film and Television was created in 1990. Now, the faculty has 10 departments.

The University of Silesia in Katowice is an autonomous state-run university in Silesia Province, Katowice, Poland. It is divided into 12 faculties including Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television created in 1978. In 2001, by the decision of the Senate of the University of Silesia, it was named after Krzysztof Kieślowski. The structure of the Faculty includes three schools, where teaching activities associated with the offered courses and the artistic and scientific activity are carried out. 

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre or LMTA is the only major higher education institution in Lithuania providing education at tertiary level in music, theatre, audiovisual art, art studies and social sciences. Since 2011 Academy offers artistic doctorate (4 year third cycle studies). At the moment, there are more than 940 students at this Academy founded in 1933. LMTA is a member of several international associations as AEC, or ELIA. 

Oulu University of Applied Sciences or OAMK Oulu is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland with approximately 8,500 students, including around 240 international degree students. OAMK has a total of 28 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which three are taught in English. OMAK is a strong and multidisciplinary university. Studies at Oulu UAS are working life oriented combining theoretical studies with professional skills. 

The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts or FAMU is fifth oldest film school in the world. Located in Prague, Czech Republic, FAMU was founded in 1947 as one of three branches of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. FAMU is divided into 11 departments. It is a founding member of CILECT (World association of film schools), of the European League of Institutes of Arts (ELIA), and of the European Association of Cinema and Television Schools GEECT. 

The Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest or SZFE is a university founded in 1865 in Budapest, Hungary. It is the only one of its kind in Hungary. On the 1st of January 2000 the institution was given the statute of University. SZFE is the only institution Offering Bachelor´s and Master´s studies for future creative to the future creative artists of theatre, film and television in seven departments.

Academy of Performing Arts or ASU in Sarajevo is a faculty within the University of Sarajevo in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, dedicated to the performing arts. ASU in Sarajevo was officially opened in 1981 with the inaugural Department of Acting. This was followed by the opening of the Department of Directing in 1989, the Department of Dramaturgy in 1994 and the Department of Production in 2010 .

The Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television or AGRFT is an academy of the University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The academy was founded in 1945. It is the only college and graduate school in Slovenia with a similar curriculum. It is composed of three colleges: the College for Theatre and Radio, the College for Film and Television, and College for Screen and Play Writing. Moreover, the Center for Theatre and Film Studies belongs to this academy as well. The Academy is a member of several professional associations as FIRT/ IFTR, ELIA and CILECT.