Updates on the Coronavirus emergency

IED OFFICIAL UPDATES

This page contains all the updates on the didactics, initiatives and ministerial decrees.

May 25th Update 

NOTICE ABOUT CONTAINMENT MEASURES

From May 25th IED is preparing to gradually reopen its offices in Italy, after the lockdown due to the Covid-19 emergency. IED invites all those who wish to access the IED facilities to take vision of the notice downloadable from the news.

May 25th Update 

IED FOR ITS STUDENTS: FINANCIAL AIDS, RENDER FARM AND ACCESS TO THE WORKSHOPS

IED presents a plan in favour of its students to ensure that, in view of the end of the academic year, the quality of their studies in the second semester remains high, even from remote. IED will provide financial aids for the students, render farms and the access to the workshops.

May 6th Update 

PHASE 2 – GRADUAL REOPENING OF IED ITALIA LOCATIONS

As Italy enters Phase 2 of the Covid-19 emergency, you can find in this news the schedule for the gradual reopening of IED locations in Italy.

April 1st Update 

DESIGN SUPPORTING THE REACTIONS TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In time of Covid emergency designers and innovators, like IED Alumnus Federico Pilloni, are working on ideas and projects that can help to realize the most requested and less available protection tools: the masks.

March 26th Update 

CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LOCAL IED TASK FORCES AND FAQ

Due to the actual emergency, IED has activated local task forces in each of its locations and established direct communication lines with our students, especially for the international ones. Moreover, a document with the FAQ on COVID-19 has been published.

March 25th Update 

IED SMART SCHOOL

More than two weeks after the activation of the IED Smart School, Istituto Europeo di Design has covered 143 courses in DL mode among all its 7 locations in Italy – for a total of more than 1200 lessons delivered weekly. More than 6700 students have benefited from the lessons and 1098 teachers have been involved.

March 17th Update 

IED BRAZIL – NOTIFICATION FOR THE STUDENTS –  CAMPUSES CLOSED IN SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO AND ONLINE TRAINING

Following the joint resolution of the Deputy Regional Minister’s Offices of Educational Policy and Educational Organisation on instructions for educational centres, IED San Paolo and IED Rio De Jainero suspend the on campus activities starting from March 17th.

The classes will be held on the campus online platform.

March 17th Update 

IED SPAIN – NOTIFICATION FOR THE STUDENTS – CAMPUSES CLOSED IN MADRID AND BARCELONA AND ONLINE TRAINING

Following the joint resolution of the Deputy Regional Minister’s Offices of Educational Policy and Educational Organisation on instructions for educational centres, IED has suspended the on campus activities both for IED Madrid and IED Barcellona and has activated the online didactics.

March 11th Update 

IED NETWORK – ACADEMIC DIRECTOR’S LETTER TO THE STUDENTS

Riccardo Balbo, Dean of Istituto Europeo di Design, accompanies the start of the distance learning activities, made necessary by the current health emergency, with a call to the sense of belonging to a community: of creatives, designers, individuals at the service of the community itself.

March 9th Update

IED ITALY – LAUNCH OF THE SMART SCHOOL

Starting on Monday, 9th March, a large part of the Institute’s course offering will switch to DL mode – distance-learning mode – with variations, additions and novelties, in order to gradually guarantee not only the delivery of courses, but also the continuity of relationships, which are the founding value of IED. Remote didactic activity will observe the traditional subdivision between theoretical lectures and practical or laboratory activities, combining individual work with live-streamed activities.

March 4th Update

IED ITALY – EXTENSION OF SUSPENSION OF IED MILANO, IED ROMA, IED TORINO, IED FIRENZE, IED CAGLIARI, IED VENEZIA AND ACCADEMIA A. GALLI TEACHING ACTIVITIES

In view of the latest developments and agreed actions, we communicate the extension of the temporary suspension of activities until 03 April 2020 for the offices of IED Milano, IED Roma, IED Torino, IED Firenze, IED Cagliari, IED Venezia and Accademia Aldo Galli.

February 28th Update

IED ITALY – GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW IS CANCELLED

The 90th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show will not take place, because of the decision of the Swiss Federal Council.