IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

Introduction

The cradle of design and industry.

At the heart of a metropolitan area that bears comparison with London and New York, Milan is for the whole world a synonym for art, industry, finance, design and fashion.

Artists of the calibre of Leonardo and Bramante worked in Milan, and four centuries later, Marinetti and Boccioni, founders of the Futurist Movement.

More recently, celebrated architects and designers, such as the Castiglioni brothers, Magistretti and Zanuso, and fashion designers like Armani and Versace, to name just a few, made Milan the world centre of fashion and design.

Art, science, industry and finance are the cultures at the root of this city pragmatism and of its creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

It is no coincidence that our school was born in Milan, drawing the inspiration for its teaching methods from the know-how, the thinking and the innovation so typical of Milan hinterland and its history.

Designing both goods and services for industry and with industry is the vocation of IED Milan, where design in all its ramifications is taught and practised.

For years, our students have been distinguishing themselves professionally, nourishing both the Made in Italy phenomenon and production in their countries of origin with their creativity and competence.

IED owes its establishment in 1966 to the intuition of its President Francesco Morelli. Through time, it has become a 100% Made in Italy international network of excellence, operating in the fields of training and research, in the disciplines of Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management.

Above all, IED is an evolving educational system with capability and dedication to reinventing itself on a daily basis. Its mission is widespread and clear: to offer young creatives a thorough training – both theoretical and practical – and hand them the ‘Design Knowledge and Mindset’ that will accompany them throughout their lives.

IED is far more than a school: thanks to its unwavering commitment to innovation, it is the melting pot where new generations of professionalism are constantly unfolded.

IED is a powerhouse of ideas that develops creativity through its range of:

  • undergraduate courses
  • masters courses
  • advanced training courses
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

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Programs

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Master

Master in Animation Design

Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

The spread of the Internet and digital media led to an increase of international production and distribution of content made in animation, advertising, TV series and specials, feature films, but also short films and docu-fiction. [+]

The spread of the Internet and digital media led to an increase of international production and distribution of content made in animation, advertising, TV series and specials, feature films, but also short films and docu-fiction. Significant is also the growing demand in the fields of games, animation productions cross and transmedia, special effects for movies and television productions. The Master in Animation Design offers the possibility to fit into one of these professional sectors: in independent production companies, research and design consultancies, service agencies, internal structures of broadcasters, specialized departments of publishing houses. Career opportunities - The Animation Designer can fit into the professional field of animation production, cross and transmedia. The Master guarantees a highly qualifying expertise for profiles such as Concept Artist, Character Designer, Ambient Designer, Storyboard Artist; Character Animator 2D; Character Animator 3D; Production Assistant; Compositor. Target - The Master in Animation Design welcomes students with an Honours degree or diploma of I level or equivalent in Illustration, CG Animation and academic disciplines or a diploma awarded by schools of specialization within comics and animation design. It also welcomes professionals, with at least two-year experience, interested in gaining a greater degree of specialization. Methodology and Structure - The Master in Animation Design aims to consolidate and upgrade skills in animation concept design with a focus on the topics, contents and styles that characterize the current production. It identifies some points related to the evolution of the production work flow, presented by larger studies that are currently introducing... [-]

Master In Brand Management And Communication (in Partnership With Cba Design - Carmi And Ubertis)

Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

The Master in Brand Management and Communication aims to train a professional figure who, in the company or agency is able to manage the branding and define a brand strategy that combines the tangible values ​​of quality and performance as intangibles mainly related to differentiation, relevance, esteem and reputation. [+]

The Master in Brand Management and Communication aims to train a professional figure who, in the company or agency, is able to handle branding activities and to define a brand strategy that matches the tangible values ​​of quality and performance those intangible that are mainly related to differentiation, relevance , esteem and reputation. A complete professional, capable of use with command of both the creative language of strategic design is the coach of the branding process. Professional Opportunities - The master prepares professional figures who can enter the company, agency, consulting companies, with different roles. For the company: Brand Manager, Brand Specialist, Marketing Manager, Product Manager. For consulting companies: Project Manager, Client Manager, Strategist, Brand Consultant. For the agency: Strategic Planner, Account Manager, Digital Strategist, New Business Manager. For the company: Startupper. Who should attend - The Master is dedicated to young graduates who wish to complete their strategic and managerial skills in brand management and communication. The Master also addresses those who have a degree in humanities or social, economic and scientific disciplines; graduates in creative disciplines at Italian or foreign project schools; to professionals with at least two years of experience in the industry. Methodology and structure - The Master in Brand Management and Communication, at the 16th edition, involves the alternation of frontal lessons, exercises, case histories, workshops and projects realized in partnership with industry structures, individual or group projects. The course has a close link with the professional world through the work developed between partners and... [-]

Master in Brand Management and Communication (in partnership with Landor)

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Brand Management and Communication forms professionals able to create, develop and manage a brand awareness through all the tools of marketing and communication. [+]

Today the Brand Manager represents a key figure of the company, and should be a connoisseur of the brand, an innovator prepared and competent and a skilled tactician. The Master in Brand Management and Communication forms professionals able to create, develop and manage a brand awareness through all the tools of marketing and communication. Students learn the secrets of brand strategy (tangible values of quality and performance and intangibles values related to the image, reputation, visibility and reputation) in order to ensure the success of a product, create business and develop business capital. The Master is organized in two editions, the first in November in Italian, the second in February, in English. Career opportunities - At the end of the Master, the student can work in companies as a Brand Manager, Marketing Manager, Product Manager, and for Consultancies as Project Manager, Client Manager, Strategist, Brand Consultant. Other opportunities are advertising and communication agencies as Strategic Planner, Account Manager. Entry requirements - The Master in Brand Management and Communication welcomes graduates in communication, marketing, humanities or social science, economic and scientific disciplines; graduates in Italian or foreign design schools in creative disciplines; professionals with at least two years of experience in the field. Methodology and structure - The Master in Brand Management and Communication, now at the 15th edition, provides the alternation of lectures, tutorials, case studies, workshops and projects in partnerships with companies, individual or group projects. The course has a close link with the professional world through the work... [-]

Master in Creative Direction - Cross-Media Communication Masters

Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

The Master in Creative Direction is the answer to these extraordinary changes, the lab into which is possible to live the rebirth of creativity, designing the future of advertising. It is structured into areas including basic preparation, specific project activities and related integrative activities. [+]

A Creative Director has to be able to lead the strategic process at 360°, being aware that the most recent technologic, digital and social networking instruments are shaping new ideas and opportunities concerning brand-consumer exchanges. The Master in Creative Direction is the answer to these extraordinary changes, the lab into which is possible to live the rebirth of creativity, designing the future of advertising. It is structured into areas including basic preparation, specific project activities and related integrative activities. It ends with an educational tour in London, in order to visit the most important advertising and communication agencies of the City, meeting their Creative Directors, Planners, Account Directors, and Film Directors. Professional Opportunities – After the Master, students enter the communication world as Copywriters, Art Directors, Creative Specialists, or Digital Creatives, with the perspective of becoming Creative Directors. The possible workplaces include communication agencies, social media platforms, publishing industry, and creative departments in companies, in addition to the possibility of working as freelance or for start-ups. Target – The Master is a suitable specialisation for students graduated in the creative disciplines – such as graphic design, design, architecture, and similar – or in the humanistic ones – among which literature, anthropology, sociology, philosophy communication sciences. Methodology and Structure – This educational pathway assures the full comprehension of the processes and methodologies behind the creation of globally relevant campaigns, with a particular focus on all the thinking, designing and development stages of advertising communication. The activities are designed and held by... [-]

Master in Design - Innovation, Strategy and Product

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Design - Innovation, Strategy and Product aims to prepare a new generation of designers ready to consider any variable as a design problem, either through an analysis of the market and the needs of contemporary users, either imagining future scenarios, in favor of innovative solutions. [+]

The Italian and international business models require practitioners able to tackle the project not only from a technical and productive perspective but, above all, from a strategic and structural point of view. The Master in Design - Innovation, Strategy and Product aims to prepare a new generation of designers ready to consider any variable as a design problem, either through an analysis of the market and the needs of contemporary users, either imagining future scenarios, in favor of innovative solutions. Design has become an instrument capable of innovating the strategic objectives of companies. The traditional user-centered (UCD) approach modifies the concept from "designing for" to "designing with" people, adapting today's socio-economic and production system in evolution. Career opportunities - The Master in Design - Innovation, Strategy and Product prepares practitioners with expertise in the fields of design and innovation, able to enter the role of Designer within the creative/design and strategic/managerial field, design agencies, companies, self-employment and self-production realities and institutions. Degree title - The course is recognised by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) as an Academic Master Level I credit rated at 60 credits allowing students to progress further in their studies in Italy or abroad. Entry requirements - The Master must include an Honours Degree in the fields of architecture, engineering, design, economics or humanities both for Italian and foreigner students. Methodology and structure - The philosophy of the course, project and client based, is to lead participants from design thinking methodology towards experimentation and practice.... [-]

Master in Event Management

Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

An increasing number of companies – no matter if they are Businesses or Consumers, public or private – currently invest in events enchanted by the incredible strategic versatility of the tool. [+]

An increasing number of companies – no matter if they are Businesses or Consumers, public or private – currently invest in events enchanted by the incredible strategic versatility of the tool. A complete media able to produce uniqueness, a direct interaction with the target, emotion, spectacularization, but also to ensure prompt results for companies and an immediate assessment of their own investments. This is a new communication frontier validated by the specialized professional achievements that are able to manage a box that is as much complex as magic. Career Opportunities - The Master in Event Management aims at training a new "full processing" professionals generation able to manage the "event machine" from the beginning to the end, from its planning to its realization; an event manager who - in a company or in an agency - has the total control of the media and the contest as well as the skill to integrate and synchronize the resources and the professionals required to realize such event. Master is organized in partnership with SKY. Target - The Master in Event Management is addressed to those who studied or are studying humanities, social sciences, economics or scientific disciplines; to graduates in Italian or foreign design schools in creative disciplines; to professionals with at least two years of experience in the field. Methodology and structure - In the first part, the Master provides a careful analysis of the events market by showing different case histories, and gives the basic cultural knowledge required to work... [-]

Master in Fashion Communication and Styling

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

Communicating fashion contents is a complex task that requires a reactive approach and the application of strategic measures in a changeable and unstable market. The Master in Fashion Communication and Styling forms key figures in the fashion who deal with the relationship between the market and the evolution of new media and the crucial role of visual communication in the world today. [+]

Communicating fashion contents is a complex task that requires a reactive approach and the application of strategic measures in a changeable and unstable market. The Master in Fashion Communication and Styling forms key figures in the fashion who deal with the relationship between the market and the evolution of new media and the crucial role of visual communication in the world today. The Stylist is the one who adds value to the communication of fashion products, which creates the image and is responsible for the choice of the items and the selection of combinations to present in the collection. The Stylist is a real fashion reporter, the link amongst the fashion manufacturer, consumers and readers of fashion magazines. Career opportunities - Students can work as Fashion Communication Managers, Image Consultants, Fashion Stylists, researchers and Trend Setters, public relations Managers at press offices, public relations and event organization agencies, publishers (for printing, web and TV) and design offices of Italian and international fashion houses. Target – The Master is addressed to those applicants, both Italians and foreigners, who have a good first level degree in Fashion, Communication and Marketing, as well as to young professionals with at least two years of experience in the field. Methodology and structure - The focus of the Master in Fashion Communication and Styling is the combination of theoretical contents, analysis and study of the manufacturers of the most successful fashion and practical activities, carried out in collaboration with companies and industry professional practitioners in an... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Design forms creative practitioners, able to combine theoretical knowledge, insights and innovative capacity of experimentation to design stylish collections. The new generation of fashion designers must have the capacity to identify and analyze contemporary trends to reprocess them in the form of the original story, trying to balance individual creativity with the concept of fast fashion from the world and from the market. Equally important is knowing how to combine these elements with a solid knowledge of design and visual culture of the fashion world. [+]

The Master in Fashion Design forms creative practitioners, able to combine theoretical knowledge, insights and innovative capacity of experimentation to design stylish collections. The new generation of fashion designers must have the capacity to identify and analyze contemporary trends to reprocess them in the form of the original story, trying to balance individual creativity with the concept of fast fashion from the world and from the market. Equally important is knowing how to combine these elements with a solid knowledge of design and visual culture of the fashion world. Career opportunities - Thanks to the training acquired during the Master, participants can work as a Fashion Designer, as specialists in the creative process and the creation of collections of clothing for fashion houses in Italy and abroad. They can also work as a product manager, Fashion Merchandiser, Creative Advisors. Target - The Master in Fashion Design welcomes students with an Honours Degree in Fashion Design and designers operating in the sector who feel the need to improve and/or update according to contemporary approaches of research and design. To gain access to the course it is essential to know well the techniques of Fashion Design: modeling and tailoring, technical drawing, Photoshop e Illustrator. Methodology and structure - Through a modular training, the Master deals with subjects design to align and implement the students’ basic skills. The course will concentrate on technological teachings workshops in parallel with cultural insights that highlight the historical and sociological aspects necessary to develop a fashion project.... [-]

Master in Fashion Marketing - From Strategy to Branding

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Marketing - From Strategy to Branding trains professionals able to face the new challenges of a world in rapid and constant evolution. In particular, the course covers the study of the most important aspects of fashion marketing management, the communication techniques - focusing on aspects of positioning strategies and brand management - the identity and consumer needs without neglecting the analysis of digital media. [+]

The Master in Fashion Marketing - From Strategy to Branding trains professionals able to face the new challenges of a world in rapid and constant evolution. In particular, the course covers the study of the most important aspects of fashion marketing management, the communication techniques - focusing on aspects of positioning strategies and brand management - the identity and consumer needs without neglecting the analysis of digital media. The course is based on a creative approach to develop innovative thinking and experimenting new strategies in the area. Career opportunities - Graduate students can approach different fashion segments: Brand Management, Corporate Marketing, Business Development, Distribution and Retailing as well as counseling and communication agencies. Target - The course is designed for Italian and international graduates in Fashion, Communication and Marketing, as well as young professionals with at least two years of experience in the field. Methodology and structure - The Master course is structured in complementary units dealing with planning and marketing management. The focus the study of processes and methodologies for an effective testing of Marketing and Branding strategies in the fashion industry. The study pathway provides students with traditional classroom lectures and thematic discussions for the acquisition of established theories and methods. Furthermore, it includes laboratory and experimental design activities engaging students through business projects, workshops, tutorials, case studies, use of techniques, role plays, and reverse mentoring. Fashion industry is investigated as a historical and cultural phenomenon, from the development of the stylistic codes of the late 20th century... [-]

Master in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 10 months November 2017 Italy Milan

The graphic design field is constantly developing. The professional areas and their specializations, the communication market and the companies work in, rise and evolve are speedly changing, as well as the technological scenario. [+]

The graphic design field is constantly developing. The professional areas and their specializations, the communication market and the companies work in, rise and evolve are speedly changing, as well as the technological scenario. The Master trains professionals able to properly manage a team, effective in managing an integrated work flow. A professional who can build, manage and finalize a visual communication project: from strategy, to concept, up to the most correct realization for press or social media. Career Opportunities - This profession is not limited to a group of hyper-specialized people subject to the reference media; people working on the design project come from different contests and backgrounds, work in an integrated way in terms of exchange and cooperation, express the different skills according to a strategic cooperation plan and in view of a common project. Target - As a matter of fact, the Master course is addressed to all those who studied communication, graphics and design and are looking for an advanced training to work in the field of graphics with ability and professionalism. Methodology and structure - The Master course - with its 10-month duration, 7 months in classroom plus 3 for internship/field project, and part time attendance - trains professionals in the communication field by developing managerial skills and a project culture rooted in the design history. But, most of all, it provides a method, a structure, and a process organized in a managerial way. The Master consists of three steps. The first step is aimed at... [-]

Master in Interior Design

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master course in Interior Design aims to provide students with the methodological framework, strategic skills and necessary field experience to respond to new trends and future scenarios of Italian and international design. [+]

The Master course in Interior Design aims to provide students with the methodological framework, strategic skills and necessary field experience to respond to new trends and future scenarios of Italian and international design. After completing the course, the Interior Designer is able to deal with the project not only from the technical and formal perspective, but especially from the strategic point of view, focusing on the needs of the contemporary consumer and the evolutionary needs of the sector. This professional figure is able to formulate design solutions of strong emotional and sensory content that improve space utilization through different means of expression. Career opportunities - After the Master course, the Interior Designer enters the professional world as a freelancer, Associate in architecture or design studios or employee in the creative industries, in showrooms, in communication agencies or events organizations. Target - The Master course in Interior Design is the right specialization for graduates, Italians and foreigners, in Design, Architecture or related fields, who want to enrich their experience in design, but also for professionals with proven experience. Methodology and structure - Objective of the course is teaching the design methodology that allows students to get a quality combination of experiences by analyzing the contemporary consumer’s codes of expression and behaviors, the customer’s identity, current trends in design and materials technology. Students learn to develop their own expressive language and to enhancing it with their creativity. They create project layouts particularly accurate in colors, materials, finishes and lighting effects, offering new... [-]

Master in Social Media and Digital PR

Campus Full time 10 months November 2017 Italy Milan

Social tools and digital PR are more and more involved in marketing and communication strategies, indeed they call for specific skills. That’s why professionals able to deal with such a wide, ever-changing context are more and more demanded. [+]

Social tools and digital PR are more and more involved in marketing and communication strategies, indeed they call for specific skills. That’s why professionals able to deal with such a wide, ever-changing context are more and more demanded. After an intensive path of 7 months in class - plus 3 of internship - participants enter the job market of social media, in companies or agencies. Moreover they face different themes connected to digital and its networking features towards customers, partners and influencers. Professional opportunities - The Master provides a highly qualifying know–how as: Social Media Manager, Social Media Specialist, Community Manager, Digital PR Manager, Digital Consultant, Digital Content Strategist. Target - Graduates in artistic or humanistic fields, either technical or economical; professionals with at least 2 years of experience in the sector. Methodology and structure - social media are the key factor in marketing, a radical change in balancing the communication between companies and consumers. As in the past companies used to transmit a message through traditional media and consumers used to respond buying those products, contemporary scenario sees consumers involved in a relation with companies, able to talk to them and about them. Consequently the social – generally speaking the digital world – has become central, for companies, in supporting this fruitful exchange. The Master trains professionals able to interpret a brand identity, create and manage a proper strategy. Graduates identify and coordinate different kind of professional profiles, keeping a focus on social media and digital PR Didactics is... [-]

Master in Visual Arts for the Digital Age

Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

The Master in Visual Arts of the Digital Age provides the cultural and technical tools allowing to analyze the different contemporary artistic practices to realize digital projects and performing arts, using multimedia languages and cross devices. It also provides the main skills to properly manage artistic and cultural activities. [+]

The Master in Visual Arts of the Digital Age provides the cultural and technical tools allowing to analyze the different contemporary artistic practices to realize digital projects and performing arts, using multimedia languages and cross devices. It also provides the main skills to properly manage artistic and cultural activities. Career Opportunities - At the end of studies students can enter companies, creative industries, specialized publisher, companies into artistic sector, public or private institutions as museums, art galleries, video and multimedia productions, communications and event design agencies. The Master is recognize by MIUR as Academic First Level Master’s Degree and it allows to get 60 CF to continue studies in Italy or abroad. Target – The Master is relevant to students with a BA degree (or equivalent qualification) in arts, humanistic disciplines and design and who are interested in performative arts, interactive installations, digital and public art. Methodology and structure - The Master offers an educational path of experience, research and projects, combining a learning method of theoretical and technical inspiration put into practice with relevant professional experiences. The teaching model includes: Traditional learning methods with the aim to acquire cultural, methodological and relational knowledge; Laboratory activities and experimental project learning, with a high level of involvement from the student, via individual and group work (workshop, exercises, case histories, simulations), led by project leaders, among the best within the local territory and industries; Curricular internships held within companies or agencies relevant to the Master’s goals, or in campus with professional simulations... [-]

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