The application deadline to our Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Master degree study programs, beginning in September 2024, will close on the 15th May, 2024. Entrance exams will be held thereafter via Zoom (online conference platform) at a time that suits the applicant and school administrator. 

Applicants who will require a visa to study in the Czech Republic should visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs‘ website.


Conditions and requirements for admission
CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA FILM COURSEEnglish (B2)No specific education requiredCV + Motivation Letter + Samples of work invited if available
BACHELOR OF ARTSEnglish (B2), Czech (B1/B2 – from the second year of study)Highschool Graduation CertificateCV + Motivation Letter + Samples of work invited if available
MASTER OF ARTSEnglish (B2)Bachelor Degree DiplomaCV + Motivation Letter + Samples of previous artistic work required


  • The recommended language levels are in accordance with the Cambridge English Language Assessment ( )
  • Certificates and Diplomas of previous education need to be validated by the educational authorities in the Czech Republic (no later than by the end of the first semester).

For more information regarding the nostrification (formal recognition) of foreign education in the Czech Republic, and long-term study visas to the Czech Republic, please visit our PRACTICAL INFORMATION page. and PEXPATS are both agencys which assist foreign students to complete these processes.

Film Courses:6,500 EUR / semester
Bachelors A:1st year  6,500 EUR  / semester
2nd year 6,500 EUR  / semester
3rd year 6,500 EUR  / semester
Bachelors B:1st year 6,500 EUR / semester
2nd year 74,000 CZK / academic year (Czech language)
3rd year 74,000 CZK / academic year (Czech language)
Masters:7,500 EUR / semester

The tuition fee covers tuition, basic equipment for each practical exercise assigned by the school and specialized software available in the school.


Beneficiary: Filmova akademie Miroslava Ondricka v Pisku

Bank: CSOB (Československá obchodní banka)
Branch: CSOB a.s. Pisek
Address: Karlova 107, Pisek 397 01, Czech Republic
IBAN: CZ39 0300 0000 0001 9013 4906

In the event of an insufficient number of applicants, The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček reserves the right to postpone or cancel its courses. Any fees already paid will be fully returned to applicants.


FAMO in Písek is a private school, therefore it does not offer any type of scholarships. Students can however apply for the state granted accommodation scholarship (2, 000 – 2, 500 CZK per semester). Information about scholarships provided by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic is to be find on the following link:

Apply for admission
  • Fill in the Application Form
  • Send the Application Form, your CV, Motivation Letter, and a valid passport / identity card scan to
  • Applicants for the Master Degree Programme should send also samples of their previous artistic work (if available)

In the event of an insufficient number of applicants, The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček reserves the right to postpone or cancel its courses. Any fees already paid will be fully returned to applicants.


  • Applicants must participate in a Zoom, or similar, video conference call, to ascertain that the applicant’s English language level is at the required B2 level. This conversation will be held with an English native speaker.
  • Before a formal confirmation to studies document can be issued by the school a deposit amounting to 50% of the first semester tuition fee installment must be paid. This is necessary to establish the sincersity of the application and satisfy the relevant state authorities. This deposit will be held by the school and will be put towards the student’s first semester tuition fees.
  • After this deposit has been received by the school, and the applicant’s adequate language skills have been established, the school will issue a formal Confirmation of Studies document as well as assist (where necessary) in finding short-term accomodation for the applicant in Pisek (along with the formal Confirmation of Accomodation notice). Both of these documents are requirements in any student visa application.

For more information regarding entry formalities and visa requirements in the Czech Republic click HERE.

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