A cordial atmosphere for learning.
Closed-number classrooms, the personal relationship and the direct communication with ISD staff and with each Professor generates a strong motivation for the students and enables them to have all the necessary attention in order to express their ideas at best.

The method
Students are followed day by day by Professors who check their learning skills; in this way each student acquires a certain preparation which is always tested during the lessons and if the student has regularly attended the courses at a profit, he can complete the formative process in the expected time. A formative and updated method that wants the students to develop their talent at best. Frontal lessons and workshops with practitioners in the field of interest have been combined with internship and guided tours in different companies and agencies which allow students to get in touch with the working environment. In the fields of fashion, communication and design, the “made in Italy” brand is from time a synonym of quality guarantee and creativity. The purpose of ISD is to teach students the great Italian traditional experience in these fields in order to create able, charismatic and successful designers that can compete with the most important designers of the past.

The excellence of ISD education
Innovative methodologies of teaching and experience are the requirements whereby our Professors have been chosen. ISD Professors are University Professors, qualified and estimated professionals and experts, they are able to give to the students applied and innovative abilities for facing the continuos innovations of the working world.

The qualified success
Thousands of students that have attended ISD courses are now working in fashion, design and communication companies. Many students have an important role in the working world and they have already reached the professional aim, both in Europe and in the world. The 90% of ISD students is able to find a job within six months after their diploma.

Relationship with the working world.
The didactics is provided through real situations, visits, internships, workshops and events. ISD always interacts with different companies through the participation/cooperation of lecturers, consultants and testimonials who transmit an important knowledge for the growth and for the professional qualification of future designers. The participation and organization of exhibitions, fairs, parades, press conferences and meetings with companies allows students to make their projects and their creative skills known.

International Dimension The focus of the Institute, which welcomes students from all over the world, is towards an international dimension, promotes cultural exchange and development of new ideas. The activation of an Exchange Study Program allows Italian students to experience the study abroad.

Welcoming foreign students
Our international office is at students’ disposal to guide them through all procedures and provide them, before enrolling, with all the details on tuition and housing. A welcoming and supporting program is also provided, to facilitate them at their arrival, with some advices on the best possible stay in Italy.

Italian language courses
These language courses will introduce the student, without any difficulty, to all the activities of the Institute, but also towards the acquisition of an important background that enables the student to approach the working world.