About the course

About the course

ERASMUS+ (2014-2020)

FAMO has been selected to hold the Erasmus University Charter under the Erasmus+ Programme since January 2014.

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education ECHE (JPG)
Erasmus Policy Statement (PDF)

SVOŠF, our tertiary education institution, was selected to hold the Erasmus Univeristy Charter under the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017.

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education ECHE (PDF)
Erasmus Policy Statement (PDF)

ERASMUS+ (2021-2027)

FAMO has been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027.

SVOŠF, our higher vocational facility, has been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027.

Erasmus+ Policy Statement 2021-27 (PDF)


For all practical information regarding our English study programs please click here

Academic calendar

Academic calendar 2021 / 2022

Fall (Winter) semester: 20. 09. 2021 – 28. 01. 2022 (Orientation week held 13.09-17.09.2021)

Application deadline: 30 . 04 . 2021

Spring (Summer) semester: 07. 02. 2022 - 27. 05. 2022

Application deadline: 31 . 10 . 2021


Academic calendar 2022 / 2023

Fall (Winter) semester: 19. 09. 2022 – 28. 01. 2023 (Orientation period held 15.09 - 17.09.2021)

Application deadline: 30 . 04 . 2022

Spring (Summer) semester: 06. 02. 2023 - 28. 05. 2022

Application deadline: 31 . 10 . 2022


Subjects and credits

Subjects and credits

Incoming Erasmus+ students are invited to participate in our BA and MA 'Multimedia Production' English language program (and in some cases the Czech language program for Czech or Slovak language speaking students). The study plans for these can be found here:

- Bachelor's study program

- Master's study program

The average number of credits is 60 per year / 30 per semester. All credits gained during the period of study abroad - as agreed in the Learning Agreement and confirmed by the Transcript of Records will be transfered without delay and counted towards the student´s degree. The requirements to be fulfilled for the successful completion of the semester are announced at the beginning of each semester. Students can find information, such as subject lists, the number of credit points awarded for each subject, the semester in which the subject is taught, on our website. The Learning Agreement is intended to give the student confirmation that the credits he/she successfully achieves during the mobility period will be recognised. The learning outcomes of the whole programme of study abroad should be compatible with (or complementary to) the learning outcomes of the home degree programme for which recognition is to be granted after the study period abroad. This makes it easier for the credits gained in the receiving institution to replace flexibly an equivalent number of credits in the sending institution´s degree programme.  Methodology used at FAMO / SVOSF : One credit equals to 25 hours of study - educational activities, school shootings of movies and individual work. General ECTS principles are adopted at an institutional level : Credits allocated in the curriculum are obtained by the student through his/her participation to the compulsory activities and also individual study plus working on student films. Such credits obtained for a subject are valid for the entirity of the term of study, their recognition does not make a difference if the curriculum is changed. Credits obtained by students based on contracts with FAMO / SVOSF may be recognized through bilateral agreements. The general internal rule: coefficient  "K"  multiplied by two-thirds the number of credits.

To successfully complete any subject a student must receive a grade of 3 or above for subjects given a ‘graded credit’ and a pass for ‘credit’ subjects.

A student must participate in a minimum of 75% of any subject’s classes to be eligible to pass that subject.

Grading Scheme






Graded Credit




1 (81-100%)




2 (66-80%)




3 (50-65%)




4 (0-49%)


Unsatisfactory or insufficient completion of requirements


Credit Subjects





Successful completion of requirements




Unsatisfactory or insufficient completion of requirements


*Subjects offered to incoming Erasmus+ participants will depend on the existing numbers in classes and year levels. If necessary, participants wil be moved to a different study major or year level (appropriate to their own capabilities and individual needs). A participants actual subjects will be represented in their learning agreement.


Application requirements

Application requirements for incoming students

Firstly, the Erasmus+ applicant's university needs to formally nominate the student(s) via email to our Erasmus+ co-ordinator. Nominations must include the following information:

  • Erasmus code of the sending institution
  • Full name and date of birth of the applicant
  • Gender and nationality 
  • Intended duration of exchange 
  • Specialization of study at home university, and current year level

Secondly, the applicant must fill-in an application form, found here: and email it through to the Erasmus+ co-ordinator, complete with:

  • A signed copy of the consent to the processing of personal data form, found here: GDPR consent form
  • A current passport / identification card copy
  • Motivational letter (Why us? What area of film interests you)
  • CV with relevant education and work history
  • Transcript of records (for the last academic year period) - *Incoming applicants must have at least a year long (60 ETCS credit) experience in the 0211 Audio-visual techniques and media production area
  • Confirmation of language proficiency issued by the home institution that the applicant can communicate in English at a level that will allow for full participation (or alternatively in Czech – if applying to the Czech language program)
  • Completed learning agreement (please visit: and seek assistance from your Erasmus+ department at your home university if necessary)
Czech language course

Czech language course

Every international student at FAMO has to attend Czech language classes as part of their studies. This is to promote cultural integration amongst students and in the general public.

Living expenses

Living expenses


Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček doesn´t have it´s own dormitories. However, there are many possibilities to rent a shared appartment, stay in a private dormitory, or budget hotel. 

The average rental fee per month can be expected to be from 7,500 CZK upwards, depending on available accomodation, season, student preference and the intended length of stay. Private shared accomodation is the best solution for students, though this depends on first meeting a group you'd be comfortable living with, and how many of you there are. The school is able to help Erasmus students in their search for the appropriate apartment or shorter term accomodation before their arrival. Where visas are required and accomodation must be arranged before the student's arrival, the school will assist to find something appropriate, and the student must respect this pre-arranged accomodation. 

In the event that a student requires assistance in finding accomodation, a 1,000 CZK administrative fee will be applied.

Food & drink

There are many tasty and cheap restaurants in Písek with typical Czech cuisine as well as Italian, Indian, French or vegetarian / vegan options. Their daily menu offers usually cost about 100 CZK to 150CZK per meal, plus drinks. There are many small local supermarkets in and around the town center, and larger supermarket and department stores a little further out for those bigger buys. 


In Pisek you can get around without any difficulty on foot or by local bus. For trips a little further afield, there are numerous bus and train options. 

About Písek

Písek was officially established as a royal city in the beginning of the 13th century. It has the oldest bridge (Písek Stone Bridge) in the Czech Republic. It has around 30,000 inhabitants and has been home to many famous Czech poets, composers and painters. No wonder - the backdrop of the town's historical centre, the river and the surrounding countryside are inspiring, mysterious and visually attractive. Sometimes called "the Pearl on the Otava river", Pisek and South Bohemia has always been a very popular filming location for local and foreign crews. Písek itself appears in many of the classic Czech movies. The town provides an excellent environment for students, who are able to focus on their filmmaking studies without the disruptions of a large city. Though a small town, it is a culturally active one with theaters, cinemas, bars with live music, an expansive municipal library, the important regional museum and the the Old Malt House, which provides an amazing place for exhibitions and interactive performances. 

Písek can easily be reached the Prague (the Czech Republic's capital city), and takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car or bus.  

For more information about Pisek, click here.

If you'd like to see a little more of what the South Bohemian region has to offer, look no further.


Partner Schools

Partner schools



University of Applied Sciences, Tampere
Art and Media Studies



Filmuniversität "Konrad Wolf", Potsdam-Babelsberg 



RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
Media: Conception and Production department (Bachelor’s degree program taught in English)




University of Silesia in Katowice
Faculty of Radio and Television





Film and Media Arts department
English (B2)





Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava
Film and Televison Faculty




Faculty of Dramatic Arts (taught in English and Slovak languages)





Universidad Cardenal Herrera, Valencia
School of Humanities and Audiovisual Sciences

Our students are able to organise work placements at any insititution within the EU. That said, here are a few groups we work with regularly:



Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation
Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to researching and defending the biodiversity of the Greek seas and islands, as well as the NE Mediterranean overall.



Europe-wide via Czech Centers

Czech Centers promote the Czech cultural scene on the international stage and strengthen the Czech Republic's reputation in the world. They are a contributory organization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic established for the promotion of the Czech Republic abroad.

Thanks to internships at Czech Centers, students will gain experience in supporting, organizing and documenting projects in the field of culture. They will improve their practical use of foreign languages, gain interesting contacts abroad, and participate in cultural events organized by Czech Centers abroad.




Fest – New Directors New Films Festival
Students have the opportunity to participate in the international film festival’s organization, documentation and marketing, as well as in the events themselves.

“Since its establishment in 2004, FEST has quickly become one of the leading showcases of groundbreaking films by emerging filmmakers, as well as a platform for international film professionals, up-and-coming and established alike, to come together to present their work, develop their skills and create synergies. Set in the coastal resort town of Espinho, Portugal, FEST presents a selection of feature and short films and an extensive industry program that includes masterclasses, workshops, debates, roundtables, case studies; a development and co-production event and more - featuring the most promising new talents from around the globe, as well as some of the biggest names in world cinema, industry thought leaders, decision-makers and experts…”




International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA Jelenia Góra

The International Film Festival ZOOM-ZBLIŻENIA is organised by Osiedlowy Dom Kultury in Jelenia Góra.

Students or graduates who would be interested in this work placement can expect to participate in the following:

1/ festival office:
- organizational matters, preparing packages and materials for guests and filmmakers participating in the festival.
- during the festival itself: assistance in running the organizational office, taking care of foreign guests, photo-documentation of additional events
- preparing promotional materials from professional filmmakers for the purpose of the festival program (administrative work)

2/ documentation
- assistance in making the festival clip
- preparing simple graphics with official festival graphics for social media posts
- photo-documentation of additional events


Erasmus + coordinator

Erasmus + coordinator

Daniel Weller

+420 732 225 926 
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