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Bachelor studies

COMPETITION FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS IN BACHELOR STUDIES AT THE FACULTY OF FINE ARTS 2015/2016

The Faculty of Fine Arts enrols up to 55 students in the first year of basic studies.

Painting department  –  BUDGET: maximum 20 students, SELF-FINANCING: maximum 8 students
Graphics  department  –  BUDGET: maximum 6 students, SELF-FINANCING: maximum 6 students
Sculpture department  –  BUDGET: maximum 6 students, SELF-FINANCING: maximum 3 students
New Media  –  BUDGET: maximum 4 students, SELF-FINANCING: maximum 2 students

I GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates who have acquired four-year secondary education are entitled to enrol in the FIRST year of basic studies.

Candidates who have not completed secondary education have to take a supplemental exam consisting of:

  1. a written paper on the subject of art in the Serbian language;
  2. an oral exam in
  • the history of Serbian and world literature; and
  • general and national history.

This exam is based on the four-year secondary education curriculum.

II SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

All candidates applying for admission in the Faculty of Fine Arts should take an exam consisting of an aptitude and ability test relevant for studying fine arts.

This exam lasts for six days and includes the following:

Painting and Graphics Department

  • Drawing of life-size portraits with hands from a live model; two days (eight classes); with charcoal on natron paper, 70×100 cm;
  • Nude drawing from a live model; three days (12 classes); with charcoal on natron paper, 70x100cm;

Should a candidate want to work on a larger format, he/she needs to purchase the board on their own.

  • Still life drawing; one day (four classes); with water-based materials (watercolour, tempera, gouache) on watercolour paper, 70×100 cm.

Sculpture Department

  • Sculpting life-size portraits from a live model; four days (16 classes);
  • Nude drawing from a live model; two days (eight classes); with charcoal on natron paper, 70×100;

Should a candidate want to work on a larger format, he/she needs to purchase the board on their own.

New Media

  • Drawing of life-size portraits with hands from a live model; two days (eight classes); with charcoal on natron paper, 70×100 cm;
  • Nude drawing from a live model; three days (12 classes); with charcoal on natron paper, 70x100cm;

 

Should a candidate want to work on a larger format, he/she needs to purchase the board on their own.

 

  • Individual presentation of portfolios and a motivational interview with members of the Admissions Committee; one day (four classes).

PHOTOGRAPHING OR FILMING THE WORKS DURING THE ENTRANCE EXAM IS NOT ALLOWED!

III DEADLINES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE SPECIFIC PHASES OF ADMISSIONS COMPETITION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

a) Submitting applications and documents (photocopies which are not returned to the applicant, and originals which are submitted for consideration only) for the supplemental exam for candidates without an adequate educational level, will take place on 15 June 2015, between 9 am to 1 p.m., at Pariska 16.

The supplemental exam is scheduled for 16, 17 and 18 June 2015 at 9 a.m., and the exam results are to be published on 18 June 2015 at 2 p.m.

b) Submitting applications, works and documents (photocopies which are not returned to the applicant, and originals which are submitted for consideration only) for the aptitude and ability test: 24, 25 and 26 August 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The documents and works should be brought to the following address: Bulevar vojvode Putnika 68.

c) The aptitude and ability test will be organised from 27 August to 1 September 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the results will be published in the building where the test is taken on 4 September at 10.

d) The enrolment of admitted candidates will take place on 9 September 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Faculty building at Pariska 16, Belgrade.

IV CRITERIA FOR ESTABLISHING THE RANKING OF CANDIDATES TO BE ENROLLED

The Admissions Committee, consisting of seven members, shall establish the ranking of admitted candidates based on the results they have achieved in the aptitude and ability test, as well as on their high school grade point average.

The ranking of the candidates who have not completed secondary education shall be established based on the results achieved in the aptitude and ability test, as well as on the results of the supplemental exam.

The seven-member Committee shall evaluate the works that candidates complete in the exam with grades from 5 to 10. The candidates sitting the exam at the Painting and Graphics Departments, who earn at least 126 points of maximum 210, and the candidates sitting the exam at the Sculpture Department who earn at least 84 points of maximum 140, fulfil the condition for further ranking for enrolment in the Faculty.

The number of points from 126 to 210, or 84 to 140, as the minimum and the maximum number of points that a candidate can earn in the aptitude and ability test, shall be calculated so as to correspond to the number of points ranging from 48 to 80, in such a manner that one point on a scale from 126 to 210 constitutes 2.625 points, or 1.750 points on a scale from 84 to 140.

High school grades bring minimum 8 and maximum 20 points.

V CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT:

а) Works:

PAINTING DEPARTMENT:

–         five large-format studies from a live model (a study of a life-size head, a figure study, a portrait with hands, a nude);

–         five sheets of paper – paperboard or triplex paper, 70×100 cm, with small-format drawings placed on them;

–         five paintings from life (landscape, still life, free composition and similar) in watercolour, tempera or gouache technique.

NEW MEDIA:

– five large-format studies from a live model (a study of a life-size head, a figure study, a portrait with hands, a nude);

–         five sheets of paper – paperboard or triplex paper, 70×100 cm, with small-format drawings placed on them;

–         a printed and/or DVD/CD portfolio, containing maximum ten media works: photographs, videos, animations, documentation of projects realized in other media; and

– alternatively: a link for a functional web presentation with a selection of works.

GRAPHICS DEPARTMENT:

–         five large-format studies from a live model (a study of a life-size head, a figure study);

–         five sheets of paper – paperboard or triplex paper, 70×100 cm, with small-format drawings placed on them, at least three of the sheets containing works prepared for one of the graphic techniques or performed in one of the graphic techniques (landscape, still life, free composition and similar); and

–         five paintings from life (landscape, still life, free composition and similar) in watercolour, tempera or gouache technique.

SCULPTURE DEPARTMENT

  • Minimum three and maximum five large-format studies from a live model (a study of a life-size head, a figure study);
  • Five sheets of paper – paperboard or triplex paper, 70×100 cm, with small-format drawings placed on them;
  • Two life-size head studies (in plaster or some other permanent material).

Map dimensions are 80×110 cm.

Larger maps will not be accepted.

  1. In addition to works, candidates should also submit:

 

  • an application (downloaded from the website of the Faculty of Fine Arts);
  • high school diploma and four high school certificates;
  • birth certificate (originals are submitted for consideration, while photocopies are returned);
  • citizenship certificate, issued no more than six months ago;
  • a motivational letter of up to one page (format: A 4, font: Times New Roman, font size: 12).

 

Applications and works may not be submitted by mail.

 

  1. Candidates should bring only their personal tools and supplies to the exam (sculpting tools, water-based colours, brushes, palette).
  2. The Faculty of Fine Arts provides the material necessary for work in the entrance exam (natron paper, charcoal, watercolour painting paper, clay, drawing boards, painting and sculpting easels, sculpting armature).

In order to be properly identified, the candidates taking the exam are obliged to show their identity card, passport or some other identification document with a photograph.

The works completed in the exam, with the stamp of the Faculty on them, remain at the Faculty and may not be taken over by the candidates.

 

 

VI SELECTION OF CANDIDATES

The ranking of candidates to be enrolled in the first year of basic studies shall be based on the results achieved in the aptitude and ability test and on their high school grade point average.

The candidates with a larger number of points on the ranking list will be financed from the budget of the Republic of Serbia; the number of these students is approved and envisaged by the competition for specific study programmes.

If two candidates have the same number of points, an advantage shall be given to the candidate who won a prize in a federal or republican competition, or another prize of the same rank. If two candidates have the same number of points on these grounds as well, an advantage shall be given to the candidate who has earned more points in the aptitude and ability test.

Candidates may file a complaint with the Dean concerning the regularity of the exam and the ranking of candidates for enrolment in the first year of basic studies, within 24 hours of the day of displaying the lists on the Faculty notice board.

Acting on a complaint filed by a candidate, the Dean shall pass a decision thereon within 24 hours of filing the complaint.

A candidate may submit a complaint against the Dean’s decision to the Faculty Council within 24 hours of receiving the decision.

The Faculty Council shall act on the complaint within two days of receipt.

Complaints and grievances shall be filed in person with the Faculty Registry Office and the responses thereto shall also be taken over in person.

The Faculty shall establish the tuition fee for the citizens of the Republic of Serbia amounting to 150,000.000 dinars for an academic year.

The tuition fee for foreign citizens shall amount to the dinar equivalent of 2,000.00 euros.

The fee for the supplemental exam should be paid into the Faculty giro account No.:

840-1610666-88, specifying that the payment is made for the supplemental exam.

The fee of 11,000.00 dinars for the entrance exam should be paid into the Faculty giro account No.:

840-1610666-88, specifying that the payment is made for the entrance exam.

The competition documentation should be brought to the following address:

Bulevar vojvode Putnika 68, Senjak, Belgrade.
Bus 44 or trolleybuses 40 and 41, the Prokop station