Architecture - Bachelor studies

Last updated on:2019-09-02
Type of study programmeBachelor studies
DegreeBachelor of Engineering Sciences in Architecture
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2021
Duration3,5 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points140 (ECTS: 210)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsDuring studies international students join groups of local students that follow the study program in English.
FeesEUR 6000 per year (2019/20)
Study programme descriptionThe aim of the programme is to provide students with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and competences for working in the field of architecture, design and urban planning.

The curriculum of the programme is designed so that the theory and practice can supplement and overlap with each other. There are lectures, seminars, project work, discussion groups and so on. During their study period students can participate in the one-semester exchange studies in the partner universities or practice placement in the architecture offices abroad within the framework of ERASMUS+ program, annual architecture study tours, workshop, and public exhibitions.

The course of the studies consists of the following modules: architectural design, fine arts, construction technology, building science and applications, project management, economics and law, urban design, history and theory of architecture, social subjects. The full programme takes 7 semesters and concludes with the Bachelor’s Thesis project defended in front of and judged by the State Examination Committee.

During the studies students advance their ability of analytical thinking, problem solving, and acquisition of the adequate research skills to approach the given design task in the particular context and to work out the concept while being socially responsible young professionals.
Study programme
Requirements- Centralized exams in English and Mathematics (if a person has not passed the centralized exams, RISEBA additionally organizes entrance examinations in English and Mathematics;
- Entrance examination in drawing/spatial modeling;
- Interview and work portfolio (documentation of the previously performed works reflecting person’s individuality, creativity and capacity for work, in any field and techniques (photo, cinema, music, dance, computer graphics, multimedia, design, installations etc.)
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