Graphic Arts

Postgraduate studies, a full-time programme in English

ATTENTION! Polish citizens, as well as foreigners, are enrolled on a fee-paying basis for this program. (2 000 EUR per year)

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

The beginning of the academic year: October 1st, 2018

Application link: IRK UMCS

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In order to apply, a candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in graphic arts or other artistic fields.

Candidate needs to register in the Online Application System. 

Admissions are based on verification of an art portfolio and on qualifying interview in English language. 

Portfolio and interview will be evaluated separately by a rating scale from 2,0 to 5,0.


  1. in electronic form, recorded on CD, DVD or pen-drive:
  2. a scanned copy of a diploma of higher education (BA or MA),
  3. a scanned copy of the candidate’s identity card or passport,
  4. scanned copies of translations - concerns documents issued in a language other than English which has to be translated into the English language by a sworn translator,
  5. an artistic portfolio of own works included BA diploma, prepared in electronic form (pdf version).

Master's degree program in graphic arts is dedicated to undergraduates or graduates of all artistic faculties, for example, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Painting, Art Education etc. Our practical courses are based on a study of traditional graphics techniques, painting and drawing as well as the newest digital technologies and multimedia solutions. 

Graphic design courses are conducted in a workshop format using Adobe Creative Suite programs. Students have also the possibility to learn techniques of printmaking: intaglio (etching, aquatint, and drypoint), relief printing (linocut), silkscreen and digital printing. 

There are two specialties to choose from: Printmaking and Graphic Design.

The diploma has two parts: artistic diploma and written master’s thesis. The artistic diploma is a set of works in a chosen specialty technique, presented in a diploma exhibition. 

Our staff is gathered from the most experienced university teachers, recognized artists and scholars. The Institute of Fine Arts welcomes international students and values cultural diversity. All courses are conducted in English. All graduates achieve a Master of Fine Arts Degree. 

Graphic Arts studies are conducted by the Faculty of Arts at UMCS in Lublin, Poland.