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Interactive Design

head of the studio
MgA. Lukáš Fišárek

contact information
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about the studio

Interactive Design is a specialty of the Audiovisual Art study program. It is an academically focused preparation of creative personalities working in the field of visual arts. Its pillars are creation, reflection and interpretation. The focus of the students 'preparation is studio teaching, which develops the students' technical and technological prowess, as well as their creative crossing in order to enrich their own style of expression. Primarily, the studio instruction is focused on the thematic level according to the concept of the author's artistic project of the student with the aim to achieve its exposure, or application in practice or application sphere. The core courses are complemented by theoretical disciplines focused on the competence development of students in the areas of reception, reflection and interpretation of their own and foreign work. Students are trained to be able to perceive this knowledge in a broader context and to convey it to professional and general audiences in at least one world language.

characteristics of the field and career opportunities for graduates

This field responds to the lack of university-educated professionals who are well oriented in the field of new media and are able to work creatively in design or realize their own artworks. During their studies, students gain insight into the current state of the field, gain knowledge of classical and digital photography, film, video, audio, internet, art history and art theory. When working in the studio, they will be encouraged to experiment and creatively detect the qualities and possibilities of contemporary means of expression. Outputs will be static images, photographs, but also dynamic applications such as film, video, music video, animation, web application, etc.

Apart from the main studio subject Multimedia, students take practical subjects such as basics of graphic editors, painting, modeling, film production, editors for 3D modeling and animation, digital photography, visual studies, etc. Part of the curriculum are also theoretical subjects, e.g. art history, history and theory of design, color − light − space, history of multimedia production, human anatomy for artists, but also compulsory English language at a minimum A2 level (according to the Common European Framework). Graduates will find employment as part of teams in DTP and advertising studios, photographic studios, film and television studios, web design, in creating E-learning, PC games, teaching aids, in developing multimedia applications, or in their own art work.

entrance examinations for the above specializations

The entrance aptitude examination usually takes place in the first week of January, consists of two parts and lasts about 4 days. The first part evaluates the level of the candidate’s portfolio submitted (the applicant chooses their portfolio to create the broadest possible information about their artistic range). Based on the assessment of the portfolio, the committee decide which of the candidates proceed further to the second part. In this second part, candidates take several practical aptitude tests over a few days. (For more detail see www.zcu.cz, section Admissions.) Contact: Mgr. M. Jeriová, +420 377636715, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

preparation for the entrance aptitude examination

If interested, the candidate has the possibility to consult their portfolio with the Head of the selected studio before the admission procedure, after prior arrangement (contact: Ms. L. Balíková, tel. +420 377 636 801, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). Consultations are provided for a free.

In preparation for aptitude exams, candidates may undertake, within the paid Lifelong Learning at the LSFDA, one semester art courses (see www.fdu.zcu.cz, section Lifelong Learning; contact: Mgr. M. Jeriová, phone +420 377 636 715, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or intensive one-week art courses during the annual International Summer School of Art ArtCamp (contact: Mgr. M. Kohoutková, phone +420 377 636 716, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

When the conditions of the admission procedure and subsequent admission to the LSFDA have been fulfilled, students who have successfully completed these courses do not have to attend the same courses again and automatically get the respective credits, subject to specified conditions set by the Higher Education Act.

final state examination

The Final State Examination (hereinafter referred to as FSE) is carried out in the form of a general discussion according to the specified topics, published on the LSFDA website − see Final State Examination − Multimedia, Animation and Interactive Art, New Media, Intermedia, Applied Photography).

Parts of the Final State Examination:

  • Defense of the practical and theoretical parts of the thesis, which was submitted in advance
  • Exam in the theory and history of the field (specialization)
  • Exam in the History of Art

master′s thesis

Part of the state exam is to develop and defend the final thesis, which includes a theoretical part and the student′s own work of art.
Each student has the opportunity to design and submit to the LSFDA Dean for approval their own individual thesis topic.

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