Studies type:

Master's Degree Programs

Study mode:

full-time, part-time

Study duration:

2 years (4 semesters)



Language of studies:



AFiB Vistula

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    Graphic Design at the Bachelor’s level is dedicated to learning graphic techniques and gaining a basic knowledge of the arts. The Master’s programme at the European Faculty of Art of Vistula University, will enable you to greatly expand your knowledge of the subject. The Master’s programme also provides a great opportunity to learn how to consciously plan your professional career, in a world where vast knowledge and skills are the name of the game.

    Graphic Design at the European Faculty of Art of Vistula University is a programme designed for all those who want to be independent, and are not afraid of artistic experiments. It also provides the perfect space for those interested in experimental work, using their imaginations, their own drawing skills, photography, and the latest in digital printing.

    So, if you want to implement your own original artistic concepts, and be able to proficiently use your graphic design skills, the two-year Master’s programme will enable you to gain the necessary knowledge and specialised skills. These, you will gain in lectures and various workshops, both in-class and in the open-air.

    If you want to apply for the Graphic Design Master’s programme, you must meet the following requirements:

    • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Be a graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme in the arts, or other subject area – e.g. liberal and general arts.
    • Pass the interview, combined with a presentation and auto-analysis of your artistic portfolio.


    The curriculum of the Graphic Design (Master’s level) programme is harmonious with the mission and development strategy of the University. It prepares graduates for work on modern, advanced tasks in design, advertising, , and graphics – both individually, and as a team, using digital and analogue technologies.

    The curriculum is based on a balanced set of traditional artistic techniques, as well as modern photographic and digital techniques. The courses put practical knowledge first, and will develop your creative thinking, and the ability to complete artistic and design tasks.

    So, if you want to be an independent artist or work as a computer graphics designer, studying at Vistula University is for you!

    The 6th and final semester of the programme includes a diploma apprenticeship. It is obligatory for full- and part-time students, and is 50 hours long (two weeks).

    At Vistula University, practical applications of taught material come first, and the Master’s programme combines this with teaching creative design and how to promote projects melding art and commerce.

    Rherotic of contemporary culture
    Drawing and painting
    Basic of animation
    Video creation
    Eksperimental graphic
    Creation in photography
    History of graphic techniques
    Artistic graphic
    Design of Visual information
    Protection of intellectual property
    Introdution to word and image laboratory
    Foreign language
    Drawing & painting – professional project
    Multimedia – professional project
    Experimental graphic – professional project
    Conslutations in history and theory of Art
    Artistic graphic – professional project
    Utility graphic – professional project
    Graphic design– professional project
    Creative design in graphics and photography – professional project
    Book art laboratory – professional project
    Foreign language 2
    Laboratory of eksperimental graphic – specialisation project(for both specialisations)
    Selfpresentation (for both specialisations)
    Diploma laboratory (for both specialisations)
    Professional practice (for both specialisations)
    Laboratory of drawing and painting - specialisation project (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Laboratory of book art – specialisation project (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Laboratory of artistic graphic – specialisation project (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Word and image laboratory (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Choosen issues of contemporary art (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Alternative photography (artistic graphic specialisation)
    Laboratory of multuimedia – specialisation project -interdisciplinary graphic specialisation
    Laboratory applied graphic -2 - specialisation project (interdisciplinary graphic specialisation)
    Laboratory of design - 2 – specialisation project (interdisciplinary graphic specialisation)
    Video creation -2 (interdisciplinary graphic specialisation)
    Creation of individual photography projects (interdisciplinary graphic specialisation)
    Aleternative processes in photo creation (interdisciplinary graphic specialisation)
    Diploma laboratory
    Diploma seminar
    Performance and defense of the diploma thesis
  • The Graphic Design programme (Master’s level) offers two sub-majors: artistic graphic design and media art.

    You will greatly expand your knowledge of graphic techniques, such as computer graphics. The Master’s programme at Vistula University will enable you to create various artistic experiments using your imagination, drawing, and photography skills. You will create many unique works of art, spatial, and graphic designs.

    You will expand your knowledge of digital and analogue media, as well as becoming a conscious creator, ready to work in the creative arts. You will gain the experience necessary to implement your own artistic ideas, and focus on your own chosen areas, when developing as a computer graphics designer. The sub-major has been designed with everyone who wants to work with commercial art in mind.

  • Marcin Bielski

    Marcin Bielski, PhD

    PhD in the Faculty of Painting, Warsaw Academy of Art. Painter, photographer, applied graphic designer. He cooperates with galleries, publishing houses and advertising agencies as a photographer and designer.

    Jolanta Johnsson

    Jolanta Gołembiowska-Johnsson, PhD

    She has a diploma at the Graphics faculty of ASP Warsaw (1989); she works in the field of painting, graphics, drawing; she shows her works at individual exhibitions in Poland and abroad, she took part in numerous group exhibitions, she cooperates with Polish and foreign publishers in the field of cover design and book layout, publishing advertising and other printed and digital publications; she collaborated with the correspondent of Finnish public television YLE in the field of filming and editing video image.

    Monika Malewska

    Monika Malewska, MFA

    Monika Malewska has taught  at Juniata College since 2006. She received a BFA degree from the University of Manitoba in Canada and her MFA degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Malewska taught drawing, painting, and photography at Central Connecticut State and Southern Connecticut Sate Universities from 2001 to 2006. Her work has been shown in various galleries and museums, including Phoenix Gallery, NYC, Blank Space Gallery, NYC, Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, NYC, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, the Blue Star Complex in San Antonio, Texas, the Benton Museum in Storrs, Connecticut, the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, to name a few.  Her work has been featured in Huff Post (Arts and Culture section), Direct Art Magazine, Hi-Fructose, Fresh Paint Magazine and other publications. Research interests: painting,  photography, contemporary art.

    Robert Radziejewski, MA

    Master of Art since 1997. University studies in the Faculty of Graphics of the European Academy of Arts in the years 1992-1997 (among others, with Prof. Julian Pałka, Franciszek Starowieyski, Jerzy Grabowski) completed with a diploma  with an honourable mention in the workshop of Prof. Julian Pałka. Since 1997, participant in exhibitions of photography, drawing and painting. Till 1999, graphic designer in the Helvetica and Marquard Media Publishing House. Since 1999, artistic director in Marquard Media Publishing House. In 2002, he received an honourable mention for the cover of the year in the Grand Front Competition organized by the Chamber of Press Publishers. Since 2008, in the jury of the prestigious Grand Front Competition. In the years 2002-2007, lecturer in his own educational programme for graphic design for publishing purposes (practical aspects of the work of the graphic designer, graphic design studio director and artistic director, application of Desctop Publishing, photo-edition and copyright law) in the Faculty of Graphic Design EAS. Since 2015, lecturer at the Academy of Finance and Business Vistula in the field of graphic design (graphic design, graphic design for the publishing industry, drawing and painting as well as own subject ‘Principles of Artwork’). Since 2016, assistant to Professor Rosław Szaybo, co-creating a proprietory formula of lectures given together. Since 2018, in chargé of the workshop in creative graphic and photographic design as well as workshop in occasional and artistic poster as well as workshop in brand creation.

    The Graphic Design programme has been designed to best prepare you for your chosen career. A practical approach, combined with the opportunity to gain a vast array of skills, allows you to develop in the direction you choose, and take your first steps towards professional success.

    After graduating, you will receive the title – ‘Master of Art’.

    See for yourself that Vistula is the best University in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Graphic Design.


    Creative independence
    By becoming a Master of Art, you will be able to, independently and consciously, create works of art, using your chosen techniques.

    Designing graphics
    You will learn how to create your own concepts of creating graphical material for printing, using various techniques, based on your own imagination, artistic knowledge, and appropriate technical skills.

    Tools of the trade
    During your studies, you will also learn to use specialised tools and equipment, useful in creating unique designs. You will be prepared well to work in the dynamic worlds of advertising and new media.

    Ready to work
    As a graduate, you will be able to use the knowledge of typography and graphic design, as well as marketing and promotion, to create and carry out commercial projects in areas, such as advertising.

    Graduating with a Master’s degree in Graphic Design will open the doors to a career in many interesting places. In addition to working professionally in museums, art galleries, and publishing houses or cultural institutions, your skills might be of interest to advertising and marketing agencies. You will also be able to find work in television and film studios, as well as corporate marketing departments.

    You will find employment in:

    • Museums and art galleries,
    • Cultural institutions,
    • Advertising  agencies,
    • Marketing agencies,
    • Publishing houses,
    • Marketing departments,
    • Printing-houses,
    • TV and film studios.
  • Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – EU citizens*

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 450 € 775 €

    Resolution of Executive Board about the fees


    Appendix no 1 to Resolution of Executive Board about the fees

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