Programs and courses
ISD offers three years courses to students who have a general high school degree needed for university admission. The first year aims to help students to acquire the cultural and technical skills needed to approach a design topic in the referred field. The second and third years are dedicated to the training simulation by handle some projects strictly connected to the reality of such specific professional areas. Students practice in the area of design as it was in a real professional environment. They will learn how to manage a project in all its aspects, they will be able to work in teams, learn from the projects of their colleagues and from collective feedback.
One year postgraduate courses for students who already posses a strong previous education in the field but wish to attend an advanced specialized programme:
One year academic courses for students who have no specific basic knowledge, wish to acquire a complete training and have limited time availability:
One-year courses for students who are unable to apply directly to a degree programme or students who want a basic information of design.
Summer/Winter School offers different kinds of intensive international courses. The programs last from two to four weeks. The study plans are made of face-to-face classes, laboratories and excursions to the city of Naples, meeting point of nature, history and arts. Classes are in English or Italian with simoultaneous translation. Summer/Winter courses take place every month except August.
The Istituto Superiore di Design offers one month Italian language of different level all year-round to foreign students who wants to attend our courses without any comprehension problem. At the same time the student will acquire an important background that enables him/her to enter the working world. Courses are divided into two levels: