Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Akademie múzických umění v Praze)

Malostranské náměstí 259/12, Praha 1, 11800

  • Landline+420 234 244 567


Now open - closes at 17:00

Opening hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU) is a leading educational art institution in Central Europe. The university is divided into three independent faculties, each specialised in its own artistic endeavour: theatre (DAMU), film and TV (FAMU) and music and dance (HAMU). Each faculty offers accredited study programmes in English as well as short-term individual internships, exchange programmes, specialized courses and opportunities to study abroad.

• Theatre Faculty (DAMU) focuses on preparing students for their careers for example in acting, directing, puppetry, dramaturgy, stage design or production. More information about DAMU study programs in English:

• Film and TV School (FAMU) has produced some of the most acclaimed directors, including Miloš Forman and Jan Švankmajer, and covers basically every aspect of movie and television production process. More information about FAMU study programs in English: and

• Music and Dance Faculty (HAMU) explores the boundaries of musical and dancing experience with subjects ranging from classical instruments, voice and opera directing, conducting and composition to music and sound production, jazz music and many more. More information about HAMU study programs in English:

Students seek to refine their specific abilities under the tutelage of active professionals of Europe’s cultural and intellectual scene, top ranking filmmakers, theatre dramaturges and stage performers, musical virtuosos and master dancers with the emphasis on a uniquely individual approach. The highest standards of artistic education are reflected in the frequent prestigious awards achieved at domestic and international festivals and events.

All three faculties are located in the heart of Prague’s historical centre. Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions with great connection with the rest of Europe. In addition to this, the capital of the Czech Republic is one of the best student destinations and has also been ranked high on the list of 100 safest cities in the world!

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Akademie múzických umění v Praze)

Malostranské náměstí 259/12, Praha 1, 11800

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