MA in Ceramics Design

Faculty of Music and Visual Arts

At the Ceramics Design courses students are introduced to a wide range of silicate materials from classical materials of ceramic design up to concrete.

Head of program: Prof. Márta NAGY

Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics Design
Duration of Training
2 years (4 semesters)


Deadline of Application

Next Starting Date
Tuition fee: EUR 3,500/sem.
Application fee: EUR 100
Registration fee: -
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • Examples of subjects during the studies
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The University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Art’s Ceramics department has a close partnership, and is located at the same site as the world famous Zsolnay Porcelain Factory in Pécs. Various types of forming methods from handcrafting to design and spacious studio places together with academic level personal tutoring provide the students the opportunity of  finding their own artistic way. 

Study plan

Music & Arts
Academic Level/Type

For a successful application please follow the steps below:

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. Once the application fee (EUR100) has been received, applications will begin to be processed.

In all cases, the international relations coordinator forwards the application materials to the relevant admission committee. If the committee decides that on the basis of the application material the applicant should take an oral exam, the applicant will be interviewed in person or via Skype. A Skype interview will be conducted if the applicant's attendance is impeded and the examination committee offers them the opportunity to be interviewed via Skype. Applicants are given two possible dates for the interview, taking into account any time zone differences.




    To apply to this program, you must have a BA degree in ceramics design or in a related field, such as sculpting for example or some other field of applied arts or fine arts.

    If the applicant does not have a language proficiency certificate, but on the basis of the oral entrance examination their language proficiency is sufficient to complete the relevant programme, the entrance examination committee may waive this criterion.

    Other requirements:

    • Portfolio, with minimum 10 works, made in the past 2-3 years.
    • Skype interview


    1st semester
    Contemporary Culture
    Ceramic Techniques
    Spatial Representation
    2nd semester
    Cultural Anthropology
    Contemporary Silicate Arts
    Technical image
    3rd semester
    Industrial Product Design
    Studio Ceramics
    Silicate Sculpture
    4th semester
    Raku Firing
    3D Scenery
    History of Design

    Ms. Beáta SERES
    University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts
    International Relations Coordinator
    English website of the Faculty