Painting OTM (BA+MA)

Exploration of the student’s personality, his/her visual skills and directions of interest based on the works done before the entrance examination.
Head of program: 
Prof. Somody Péter DLA
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Master degree in Painting
Duration of training
5 years (10 semesters)
Language of instruction
Deadline of application
Next starting date
Tuition fee: EUR 3,000/sem.
Application fee: EUR 100
Registration fee:

The practicing and development of drawing skills as the base of the visual and imagery creation and through this the stimulation of a personal artistic way of observing, thinking and representing the world. The course makes known the basic rudiments and techniques of painting in the first years and then gradually grows towards becoming an artist.

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. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.

Entry requirements:

  • High school graduation,
  • Medical report,
  • Application form,
  • Proof of language proficiency,
  • Passport,
  • Motivation letter.

If the applicant has a BA in Fine Arts rather than a high school leaving exam at the time of the admission process, they may apply for recognition of their previous studies.

Other requirements:

  • Portfolio with a minimum 10 works made with different techniques, preferably colour drawings and paintings made in the past 2-3 years,
  • Skype interview.

The aim of the entrance examination, which is combined with the aptitude test, is to assess the applicant's spatial perception, sense of proportion, colour and shape, acquired visual linguistic expression and visual creativity based on the presentation of their work created at home. Presentation of work created at home: 10 pieces of study (drawing, painting, created with different techniques in colour if possible). Five of these may be presented with teacher’s corrections. These should demonstrate the applicant’s professional activity in the 2-3 years prior to the entrance exam.

The aim is to assess the applicants’ ability to shape form, colour and space, their sensitivity in understanding the observed phenomena and the in the use of visual linguistic expressions. The committee also examines their individual artistic inventions, their knowledge of art history and contemporary art, as well as aptitude for a career in art.

The portfolio should therefore include: • nude with object environment, drawing • head study, painting • creative task (drawing, painting or collage)

The oral interview covers the following topics:

  • art history,
  • presentation of work created at home: 10 studies (including full-length nude drawing), croquis and composition experiments (drawing, painting, photo, collage, etc.), of which 5 can be presented with teacher’s corrections
  • career aptitude interview,
  • assessment of general knowledge,
  • knowledge of art journals, media, national and international museums,
  • knowledge of contemporary culture,
  • awareness of universal and contemporary arts

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