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BAVisual Representation

Tuition fee €3,400 per semester
Application fee €150 one-time
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You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media. Our department offers a strong basis for students to find their way in the traditional and digital visual world. Besides the classic genres of imaging, you can get to know the motion picture, multimedia and interactive segments of visual representation.

This is for you if your manual skills are good, you are interested in fine arts, your way of thinking is creative and original, and you would like to develop your skills on a high level.


1. Painting, Graphic Art, Illustration – Comics

NOTE: Specializations are launched only if the minimum of 5 students wish to join the specialization



Associate Professor, Munkácsy Mihály Award- winning Graphic Artist

2. Visual Representation Specialization

Our training emphasizes on the development of manual skills, the acquisition of traditional and new technologies and practicing a creative way of thinking.

You might be interested in individual or duplication graphics, painting, installation art, video art, or you can deal with storyboards – visual scripts – used in filmmaking, comics and strip cartoons, the joint areas of fine arts and design, and the creative methods of contemporary art.

Programme structure

What can you study?

• basic computer graphic programs, contemporary imagery techniques and theories

• we will develop your manual skills and visualization methods

• you will be able to make not only illustrations for a novel but design the whole book

• you can create not only oil on canvas painting, but motion picture, interactive installations, and objects.

• we will provide you with deep theoretical knowledge

Main Topics:

fine arts techniques; creative visual representation studies; printmaking techniques: lino cutting, wood cutting, drypoint, etching, making lithography and silkscreen prints, Risography, visual representation and typography; painting techniques, visual representation and media art; the history and practice of visual communication; illustration design; visual culture studies; image theories; book design; book-binding, comics techniques, history of comics


First year:

Traditional visual art techniques Materials and procedures of painting and graphics

Second year:

3D plastic and computer practical tasks – physical and virtual variations of visualization in space, installation design

Third year:

Artistic features of motion picture besides static picture opportunities offered by artistic photo and video

Career opportunities


As an independent visual artist, painter or graphic designer Book designer, illustrator, Comics Artist Visual designer, concept artist or a creator of any other area of graphic design Leader of an arts workshop or creative design club, or as a museum education professional
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
31 Jul 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
31 Jul 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States