Study in Madrid, the very heart of Spain. Live at the epicentre of art, culture, food and fun, where upcoming enterprises are creating a dynamic work market brimming with opportunity. Live a unique lifestyle where the traditions of old and the modern age coexist in harmony, in a city considered one of the best in the world for its quality of life.

An endless source of talent with its highly qualified human capital. A considerable part of Madrid’s population comes from other areas of Spain and countries around the world. 
This high level of cultural diversity and qualification make Madrid a major European talent hub.
Discover our courses, campus and services, how to get here, and events coming soon. 

A school made of people

Giusi Lara

Director IED Madrid

Roberto Vidal

Director School of Visual Arts

Beatriz Amann

Director School of Design

Eduardo Sánchez

Director School of Fashion

IED Madrid Services

Services, conventions, personalized counters and dedicated teams: live better to learn better.

Studying at IED Madrid is living, living together, being part of a creative community in which relationships are built and a unique life experience is enjoyed.

Life at the IED Madrid revolves around the students, and everything from the facilities at the venues to the services are designed by and for them, so that they live a full experience aimed at their professional and personal growth.

During their time at the IED Madrid, each student has personalized support from professionals, facilities suited to their needs and a world of services with different objectives.

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Ethical Channel IED Madrid

 

Discover the services available to you to get in touch and learn more about IED, find your way through your admission process and the important steps you will need to take to successfully start your IED journey.

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Where to find us

Point 1 - Palacio de Altamira 

Calle de la Flor Alta, 8 - 28004 Madrid

Point 2 - FabLab

Av. de Pedro Diez, 3, 28019 Madrid

How to reach us

Point 1 - Palacio de Altamira 

Metro: Gran Vía, Callao, Santo Domingo
Bus: 001, 1, 2, 74, 146, 46

Point 2 - FabLab:

Metro: Oporto
Bus: 34, 35, 118, 119

Important Events in Madrid

Madrid Design Festival

The Madrid Design Festival is an international festival, the aim of which is to make Madrid the capital of the design world, putting the city in a privileged position in an international context. This annual event is held in February and caters for all areas of design, from architecture to graphic design, visual communication and interior design, in a modern innovative mix.

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid

The most important event of the Spanish fashion scene, with the latest creations from top Spanish fashion designers. A must for anyone working or interested in the fashion industry, professional buyers, designers, clients and the press, from Spain and all over the world.

LuzMadrid Madrid International Festival of Light

The Madrid International Festival of Light turns the last nights of autumn into an illuminating experience in the name of art and creativity. The most innovative forms of artistic expression change how we see public spaces. Renowned Spanish and international interdisciplinary artists with over twenty shows invite the public to experience their creations by experiencing a new relationship with the urban context, all absolutely free.

ARCO - International Contemporary Art Fair

Since 1982 the Spanish International Contemporary Art Fair ARCOmadrid has been one of the most important commercial platforms in the art world, an unmissable date in the international calendar of events promoting and selling the creative work of artists.

MAD COOL

Mad Cool is a music festival (rock, indie, electronic, pop, and more) that’s been held in Madrid since 2016. This festival brings together art, fashion, gastronomy and tourism. 

PhotoEspaña

This Madrid international photography festival is held every year in June and July. The festival first opened its doors to the public in 1998 and has grown every year to become a point of reference in the visual arts’ world.

Book Fair

The Madrid Book Fair is a cultural event celebrated once a year at the end of May - beginning of June, in the Madrid “El Retiro” gardens park.

Map yout interests

Discover the IED offices and all the places of creativity, fashion and local culture

  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • Palacio Real
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Teatro Real
  • Biblioteca Nacional
  • Museo Arqueológico
  • Espacio Cultural Serrería Belga
  • Matadero Madrid
  • Photoespaña
  • Madrid Design Festival
  • Barrio de las Letras
  • Barrio de Malasaña
  • Barrio de la Latina