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Madrid capital of Spain, active, creative and frantic.

The city of Madrid, a changing city: urban culture, scene for architects and avant-garde designers in arts and fashion, contemporary buildings and bars full of young people who assimilate the new tendencies that invade the city.

The IED Madrid today, it is a Private Centre for Higher Art and Design Education and offers Official Undergraduate Degrees in Design (4 years), IED Diploma (3 years), MA courses, Specialisation courses and Summer courses.

In this innovative frame IED inaugurated in 1994 its first Spanish school in Madrid; the modernist buildinglocated in the Calle Larra, IED Master , and the new school which measures more than 3.000m2the Palace of Altamira, a spectacular building of the XVIII century situated in the economic and cultural centre of Madrid.

In these schools there are theoretical  classrooms, which are flexible configuration spaces, and computer science and project laboratories, where creative young people study about graphics design, motion graphics, 3D animation, fashion design, interior and industrial design, advertising and marketing.


Scholarships for the Masters in Design - IED Madrid

Scholarships for the Masters in Design, Communication and Fashion 2015

Take part in the scholarship competition for the Masters in Design, Communication and Fashion at the IED Madrid, starting in 2015! This year, the IED Madr [...]



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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Enric Pastor - IED Madrid

Talk by Enric Pastor at the IED DESIGN EXPERIENCE 2015

Do you want to know the key to the success of one of the most valued magazines in the world? How do you imagine the evolution of the various design styles and [...]

Foro Internacional Español 2015

The IED Madrid is taking part in the Programa del Foro Internacional del Español 2015

More than 100 talks, debates, workshops, experiences, performances and exhibitions, with the participation of more than 150 academics, doctors, professors, comm [...]

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Vicky Kaya - IED Madrid

Collaboration between the IED Master and Fashion Workshop by Vicky Kaya

IED Madrid is collaborating along with the main fashion school in Greece on the creation of a course to offer specialised training to young Greeks who are passi [...]

Nicolás Combarro - IED Madrid

Workshop in South Korea with Nicolás Combarro, director of the Specialisation Course in Contemporary Art Photography

Under the title of From the Image to the Project, Emaho Magazine and the IED Madrid have joined forces and organised a workshop in Seoul, South Korea, whic [...]

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Design Experience Summer Program
Design Experience Summer Program

The Design Experience Summer Program is made up of four one-week workshops, each one focusing on a design area.Students will develop their creative ab...


Fashion Design IED Moda Lab.

IED Madrid Fashion, with its Higher Qualifications, IED Diplomas, Master programmes, One-Year Courses, Summer Courses Specialisation courses on Fashion, Style Design, Personal Shopper, Accessories Tailoring , etc. responds to increasingly specialised training demands. It is a comprehensive school based on a transverse teaching methodology that combines theory and practice.

Fashion area in Madrid


Product Design IED Design.

IED Madrid Design offers Higher Qualifications, Masters, One Year Courses, Summer Courses and Specialisation Courses on Interior Design, Product Design, Stage Design, Furniture Design, etc. to offer a comprehensive response to market demands, focusing on contents, languages, expression and functional codes in a wide range of fields in the world of Interior and Industrial Design.

Design area in Madrid

Visual Communication

Graphic Design IED Visual Communication.

IED Madrid Visual Communication offers Higher Qualifications, IED Diplomas, Masters, One Year Courses, Summer Courses and Specialisation Courses on Graphics, Interaction, Typography, and Photography, etc., focusing on the image and communication issues. It is a creative laboratory where students learn to use tools, linguistic and expression codes and techniques for the transmission and production of images.

Visual Communication area in Madrid

Management and Communication

Advertising IED Management and Communication

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 Madrid

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