The Istituto Europeo di Design opened its seat in the city of Barcelona in 2002 and it currently is one of the reference centers in design education, eminently recognized at national and international level.

IED Barcelona Escola Superior de Disseny is the most international and multicultural education center in Spain; the 65% of its students are foreigners and a 30% of its courses are imparted in English. It offers Undergraduate Degrees in Design, Bachelors of Arts (Hons) validated by the University of Westminster, IED Diplomas, Master Courses, Continuing Study Programs and Summer and Winter Courses, on the areas of Fashion, Design, Visual Communication and Management for Creative Industries.

Courses are imparted in a new seat of more than 5,000 m2, inaugurated in 2011. The building integrates the keys of Design for All aiming to foster creative experimentation and dialogue between users and disciplines, characteristic values of the school.

The bond with the business sector is another defining aspect of IED Barcelona. Proactive collaboration between the academic and the labour world is a key asset to create synergies and opportunities, and for this reason students develop real proposals with companies and institutions of all sorts. The school fosters a new methodology applied to design education, capable of assimilating and interpreting constant changes, and transform them in valuable educational content to enable students to respond to the current needs of the labour market.




Special opportunity reserved to young talents from Sweden!! IED - Istituto Europeo di Design offer 2 special merit-based scholarships to attend our undergra [...]

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We would like to inform you that IED Barcelona will be in the most important education fair in Barcelona: “Saló del Ensenyament”that will take place fro [...]

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On Thursday 14/05 (at 18h) we have organised  Information Session at IED Barcelona. Everything ready to inform you about the courses, visit our facilities, [...]


Domus Magazine ranks IED among the 100 Top European School of Architecture and Design

IED Istituto Europeo di Design has been included among the top 100 European School of Architecture and Design, issued by Domus Magazine. The synergy between [...]

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Adobe Pack worth 500 euros, free for IED students

This season IED Barcelona offers the Adobe Design & Web Collection pack to his students. They csn use it in school's computers and also in their personal l [...]


IED Barcelona brings access to WGSN to their students

IED Barcelona incorporates to its services the free use of WGSN the online platform that analyses and forecasts trends in fashion. It is accessible from the [...]

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Master in Integral Advertising
Master in Integral Advertising

The Master inIntegral Advertising understand that the way advertising is made is changing dramatically, and will change even more in the future. Adve...


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

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Fernanda Massarotto

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Giovanni Molteni, IED

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Giacomo Baruffi, Domenico Bruno

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IED Madrid, Xavier Maseda, Fernando Garcia
IED Roma, Enrico Moretti
IED Milano, Mauro Maruccia, Sara Podestà, Elisa Bergamaschino



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