IED Advantages
  1. The Most Important International Creativity Laboratory
  2. The biggest Italian Fashion & Design School
  3. Project Culture
  4. Enterprises
  5. State of the art Facilities
  6. Professional Faculty
  7. Multi-ethnic and cultural environment
  8. Student Services
  9. Job Placement Service
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.

3. Project Culture
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 partner enterprises.

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.

4. Enterprises
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.

6. Professional Faculty
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.

8. Student Services
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.