03.2. PERFORMING ARTS
Study programmes include topics such as | Cinematography | Acting | Directing
About the programme
The programmes was created in 1981, when the first generation of students started with the Department of Acting. Since then, the Academy has been expanded in more three departments, produced and accomplished numberless successes and contributed to the BH film and theater. To name a few: Academy Award in 2001 for the Best Foreign Film, The Golden Bear in 2007 for the best film at the Berlin Film Festival, Silver Bear in 2013 at the Berlin Film Festival and many other regional and world awards.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and personal tutorials, practical sessions, group design, guest speakers. Practical sessions are arranged at the open scene ”Obala” where all the public presentations and student projects are presented. Also, as a part of practical session, students cooperate with Sarajevo’s theater, TV and movie industry. This is all arranged in correlation with lectures/professors. You will also spend a significant amount of time in doing personal study.
Lectures are given in Bosnian/ Croatian/Serbian. Academy offers lectures, as well as mentorship and exams in English. Recommended to contact Academy coordinator for additional informations.
Assessment is by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through designgroup studies and reports as well as presentations. Practical work is also a part of the examinations.
Degree and qualifications
The first cycle lasts 3 or 4 years of study (depending on the programme) gaining total of 180/240 ECTS in order to obtain the degree of Bachelor.
The second cycle lasts 1 or 2 years of study (depending on the programme) gaining total of 60/120 ECTS and leads to a Master degree (total of 300 ECTS – with the first cycle).
After graduating at the Academy of Performing Arts, graduates predominately stay in art industry, choosing the career of an actor/actress, producer, screen player. They can be involved in many projects, regarding the art (TV, theater), working in media or choose further education for teaching career. Studying drama allows students to keep their options open – after all, many a university graduate has gone on to act professionally.
Programmes are taught at:
ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS:
Address: Obala Kulina bana 11, 71000 Sarajevo
Phone: +387 33 215 277
Fax: +387 33 215 277