Fashion Design, IED Fashion.

IED Fashion is a complete, exhaustive response to the increasingly diversified and specialised training requirements expressed by the fashion system.

Fashion area in Barcelona


Transportation Design, IED Design.

IED Design is the school’s concrete and complete response to the countless and diversified requirements of the professional design community.

Design area in Barcelona

Visual Communication

Graphic Design IED Visual Communication.

IED Visual Communication is the fully self-contained school focusing on image and everything related to its communication.

Visual Communication area in Barcelona

Management and Communication

Business Design IED Management.

IED Management and Communication trains professionals to be capable of working at managerial level in the various different areas of advertising, public relations, marketing and human resources.

Management and Communication area in Barcelona

Courses in IED Barcelona

Official Undergraduate Degrees in Design (4 years, 240 ECTS) and IED Diplomas (3 years, 180 IED Credits)are designed for students who want to take their talent and creativity and transform them into a viable profession, as well as wanting to acquire knowledge as a means of constructing the personal, professional and social project for their own lives. The training aims at achieving three basic objectives: knowledge of technologies, of materials and of design culture, the ability to understand the market and its requirements and the ability to communicate the qualities of design.

The well-established relationship between IED and the working world enables students to take part in events, seminars and competitions: often real working experience that culminates in dissertation projects. This stimulates the students to acquire critical skills, the ability to operate independently, the responsibility to make decisions and the ability to relate to the client, just as they would in their real professional careers.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours: Three-year courses (360 créditos Westminster), in English language. By the end of these courses the student get a BA (Hons) validated by the University of Westminster.

Master courses
The courses are addressed to newly-graduated students and practising professionals. IED Masters launch professionals that have the abilities to:

• deal with the complexity of the contemporary world

• consciously tackle the new requirements of production

• open windows onto potential new worlds

• interact competently in professional circumstances

These advanced study programs with flexible curricula are designed to cater for the increasing complexity of the labour market.

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One-year courses
The courses in this one-year full immersion are designed to enable students to experiment and pick up the basic tools of design. Theory lessons are accompanied by creative workshops, visits to firms, trade fairs and industrial events and meetings with practising professionals.

The result is an effective concentrate of experiences, ideal above all for foreign students who want to invest a limited amount of time in acquiring key skills for building their professional profiles and gaining concrete experience in close contact with the Made in Italy system, without ruling out the possibility of continuing their studies later.

Summer Courses
If you have already started work and are interesting in broadening your horizons of expertise and giving your CV a more competitive edge, then this is an ideal formula for you.
Every year, during June and July, the IED Group offers intermediate and advanced courses in the fields ofFashion, Design, Visual Communication and Management. These courses are held either in English or Spanish and generally last from three to four weeks.
They are a perfect solution for those who desire to combine their spare time during holidays with a new stimulating experience. Following a precise methodology and guided by professors, who are all professionals from the chosen field, students will experience the development of a project specific to their interests.

Specialization Courses 
These are typically very flexible modular courses with diversified didactic contents: features that enable personal curricula to be organised to suit each individual’s specific requirements.
Evening attendance from a minimum of one to a maximum of five days a week, duration from one to nine months, the restricted numbers and the fact that the lecturers are all practising professionals are just some of these courses’ distinctive traits.
The topics tackled may be dealt with differently from one location to another in terms of formula, duration and depth.


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