|1.||The Most Important International Creativity Laboratory|
IED is an international network of creativity.
Many enterprises are accustomed to ask for the brilliant, creative solutions
of the projects proposed by our students. IED’s reputation is furthered
by our research centre, CRIED, which boasts a long history of international
consultation to famous enterprises, universities and foreign governments.
|2.||The biggest Italian Fashion & Design School|
| IED is a school in continual growth that offers
a wide range of educational programs, we are the biggest Italian Fashion
& Design School now with campuses in 3 countries, 9cities. Almost
300 courses for each specific level and age: from three-year courses to
master courses, summer and specialization courses. Every year, IED trains
over 9000 students.
IED relies on training methods similar to those occurring
in the professional world, theory lessons are accompanied by daily workshops and
practical exercises, both in the laboratories and in direct contact with participating
The "project culture" is the core of a flexible education pathway that is based on the blending of "knowing" and "knowing how". In order to answer to current market demands for competent professionals, our study curricula are constantly updated and taught by selected professionals coming from each specific field.
Courses are run in close contact and collaboration with
prestigious enterprises within the different sectors involved. Student’s final projects
are done in tight cooperation with partner companies. Partnerships and collaborations
with foremost enterprises is a fundamental issue in the IED Design's education strategy,
which characterizes the entire education pathway of both courses and special end of
the academic year events. It also generates a strong personal motivation in students to
invest in their own success.
|5.||State of the art Facilities|
The largest light laboratory in Europe is a training
facility of IED. IED also has the only Fashion Theatre present within an Italian Design
Schools. CRIED – IED’s Research Center, libraries, PC/Mac Labs, Video Design &
Photo Labs and Modeling labs are all available to facilitate our students’ learning process.
IED’s teaching staff is comprised of experts and professionals
practicing in the field, whom are ideally positioned to provide students with applied skills
and a constant stream of innovation, as their own careers necessitates being constantly
abreast of new tools, techniques and trends in style, taste and markets.
|7.||Multi-ethnic and cultural environment|
Students in IED come from 85 different countries all around
the world. In order to enrich their preparation, each student can attend an academic year
in another IED seat or an affiliated school. IED, in fact, has developed an important
network of international relationships to give our best students the possibility to
take part to cultural exchanges and spend a semester in one foreign school.
Students and their families can count on our services:
information and tutoring, possibilities of payment in different installments,
scholarships, facilities in case of adhesion to an exchange programme, internships
in enterprises and agencies, and job placement offices.
|9.||Job Placement Service|
One major tangible benefit that derives from the IED”s close
partnership with prestigious Italian and international firms is the school’s ability to
offer all its graduates a Job Placement service that not only gives them the important
opportunity of a stage with one of the partner firms as the audience, but also accompanies
them in the delicate phase of heir first approach to the working world.
In our training method, enterprises represent indispensable reference points that support and give visibility to every project carried out in our courses. Thanks to the partnership with leading enterprises and agencies, IED organizes internships that provide students with professional work experience. Moreover, our job placement service has helped 87% of our graduate students to find a job within 6 months after their diploma.