Concert Hall


Centre of Art
and Science


About us

The Academy of Performing Arts   with its 1050 students is the largest artistic educational institution in the Slovak Republic. Students can enhance their talents and skills in theatre, film, music, and dance undergraduate and graduate programmes. The Academy´s objective is to offer deep understanding of the European cultural context as well as the specific qualities of Slovak art and culture. VŠMU graduates have become leading personalities in Slovak cultural life. The curriculum is constantly reviewed, the teachers of the Academy are involved in basic and applied research projects. Leading professionals teach at the Academy, the study programmes are regularly updated to meet the latest standards in the profession. Theatre and dance performances, film screenings, concerts of students and teachers are open to the general public. School public activities form an integral part of Slovak culture.

At present, the VSMU  consists of  three faculties: Music and Dance Faculty, Theatre Faculty and  Film and Television Faculty. Each faculty has its production departments, which provide necessary services for artistic productions and students’ projects.

The VŠMU also includes the following units: the Department of Foreign Languages, Central Library and the Study and Information Centre,  the Centre of Art and Science.

Outstanding artists and teachers have worked at the VŠMU within   70 years of its existence and many generations of renowned personalities of Slovak culture graduated from this Academy.


Rector´s Office
Ventúrska 3
813 01 Bratislava
+421 2 59 30 14 11

Music and Dance Faculty
Zochova 1
813 01 Bratislava
+421 2 59 30 14 11

Film and TV Faculty
Svoradova 2
813 01 Bratislava
+421 2 59 30 14 11

Theatre Faculty
Svoradova 4
813 01 Bratislava
+421 2 59 30 14 11