The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw


The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design offers top of the range art and design education on three levels—Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. We are a state university, with the history going back to 1946, and we educate students on full time and part-time basis in four faculties: Faculty of Painting and Sculpture, Faculty of Interior Architecture and Design, Faculty of Ceramics and Glass and Faculty of Graphics and Media Art. Our main building is located in the historical part of Wroclaw and the new building—The Centre of Applied Arts and Innovation—is a state of art building with ultra-modern studios and facilities.

The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw boasts remarkable artistic achievements, and its professors and graduates win awards and honorary mentions in a lot of exhibitions and competitions in Poland and abroad.
During over 70 years of its existence, the Academy in Wroclaw has become a significant cultural and opinion-making center. It organizes cyclical competitions promoting a high quality of artistic creativity, eg. the Drawing Triennial or the Festival of High Temperatures. It also publishes a quarterly "Format", one of the best Polish art magazines, and "Dyskurs", containing theoretical and critical texts on arts.

The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw is also actively developing its international relations. It facilitates the exchange of students and tutors with more than 80 partners within the EU Erasmus Programme, and also with non-European partners on the basis of bilateral agreements (USA, Japan, Israel, Canada, Korea). There are joint exhibitions and workshops organized, students and professors participate in national and international open days and festivals.

The Academy continuously strives to broaden its didactic and artistic offer.

In the academic year 2019/20, we offer two programs conducted in English: MFA in Visual Arts study program & Doctoral School research program

MFA in Visual Arts is a 2-year (4 semesters), interdisciplinary study program, where students can choose as a major, one of the fields of study we currently offer. Each student will be able to develop their knowledge and artistic skills at their own pace, making use of the expertise of our teachers and state of art facilities of the academy. In the summer semester students take part in a 10-day outdoor workshop. This program is free of charge for both EU and non-EU citizens.

Doctoral School offers a 3-year (6 semesters) interdisciplinary research program, with the possibility to study in one of our four faculties. It is addressed to graduates of Master Degree studies who show exceptional ability and significant artistic achievement. The program is free of charge for both EU and non-EU citizens. The Academy offers a monthly scholarship for each Ph.D. student in the amount of minimum 2000 PLN and a maximum of 5000 PLN per month.

Additionally, we offer free Polish language tutorials to all our international students.

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Find out more about the Academy, events, and exhibitions on our website or Facebook page.

MFA in Visual Arts program is co-financed by the European Union from the European Social Fund under the Operational Programme Knowledge Education Development.



Plac Polski 3/4
50-156 Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland