FAMU
FAMU International (FI)

How to apply for ERASMUS exchange

Please note well: Only students officially selected by our partner schools may apply! An updated list of partner schools.

Deadline of the submission of applications and requirements for 2019/2020 
The only deadline for the applications is May 15, 2019. This date serves as the deadline for both academic terms – fall term and spring term of 2018/2019 academic year – and for one academic year exchanges as well. 
However FAMU prefers two-semestral stays and will give a preferency to them. We want to assure the participants with the most of practical exercises as possible. 
The results of the application process will be announced by the end of May. 
The official Exchange application form should be accompanied by: 
– CV 
– motivation letter 
– on-line presentation of the student’s audiovisual portfolio – document containing a link to a portfolio

During the admission process FAMU admission committee seeks for professional skills namely in the field of sound design, editing, set design and costume design.

The Application form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. (To be filled on computer, please.) 
 Applicants will be informed via e-mail by the end of May whether or not they have been accepted. The duration of the program is either one semester (please notify clearly if you apply for fall or spring) or one academic year (fall + spring). Please note that every applicant must be nominated by their university coordinator.

Courses and language of tuition 
In accordance with the regulations of the Erasmus+ program students may attend all theoretical lectures and seminars that are accredited at FAMU. These lectures are common to both the Erasmus and the FAMU International study programs. 
Personal projects are not possible within the exchange stay but participation in other´s project is more than welcome and also granted with credits.

All the courses are only in English! Check them here. Please keep in mind that the study plan is subject to change.

The Application and the CV are to be submitted to Vít Kořínek, exchange coordinator via e-mail.

Should you have any questions regarding the application procedure plase contact Vít Kořínek.

How to apply for Free Mover

The same restrictions and program as described in the Erasmus section applies to a Free Mover. Free movers are students coming from outside the contracted universities within the Erasmus exchange program. 

To apply, please deliver an application directly to exchange coordinator Vít Kořínek according to the Erasmus+ instructions. The default course curriculum is the same as for the Erasmus+ students.



The duration of the academic year 2018/2019 is as follows:

Start of the 2018/2019 academic year 1/10/2018
Add & drop period 24/9 - 26/10/2018
1st semester (12 weeks of instruction) 1/10 - 21/12/2018
Winter holidays 24/12/2018 - 1/1/2019
Examination period for 1s semester (6 weeks) 2/1 - 8/2/2019
Add & drop period for the 2nd semester (5 weeks) 4/2 - 8/3/2019
2nd semester (14 weeks of instruction) 11/2 - 17/5/2019
Examination period for 2nd semester (6 weeks) 20/5 - 28/6/2019

 

Start of the courses in the 2019/2020 academic year 30/09/2019
Add & drop period 1st semester 23/9 - 25/10/2019
1st semester (12 weeks of instruction) 30/09 - 20/12/2019
Winter holidays 23/12/2019 - 01/01/2020
Examination period for 2nd semester (6 weeks) 02/01 - 14/02/2020
Add & drop period for the 2nd semester (5 weeks) 03/02 - 06/03/2020
2nd semester (14 weeks of instruction) 17/02 - 22/05/2020
Examination period 2nd Semester (6 weeks) 25/05 - 30/06/2020


Applicants need to be aware that FAMU cannot provide housing in Prague.

Try to look at this web pages www.travellers.cz or www.expats.cz to find housing.

Bellow are some real estate websites that provides short and long term apartment rentals: 
Accommodation in Czech Republic 
Rentals.cz 
Prague real estate 
Bez realitky – on this website are announcements placed directly by apartment owners. This website is in CZ only. 
Flatshare Prague

Bellow websites offer accommodation for expats and prices given here might be slightly higher then on links above. 
Rentego 
Home Sweet Home 
Happy House Rentals

For rentals offered by students themselves also check info boards placed at FAMU staircase and hallways. You can also announce your requirements on FAMU International FB profile, where FI students share their needs and observations from Prague´s life.