Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI) School of Design

mission statement

Mission Statement 

To develop transformational leaders and professionals who use design and creativity to serve national and societal needs

To advance knowledge in emerging areas of design, innovation, creativity and entreprenuership

To bring the future into the present through interdisciplinary learning and research

We Believe In

Design led disruptive innovation 

Design thinking as a way of life

Design driven empathy

international role

A New Model Of Academic Mentorship

The Indian School of Design & Innovation has recieved curriculum development support from Parsons School of Design

main focus

ISDI was established in 2013 in collaboration with Parsons School of Design as a bold experiment to redefine design education in India. 

Located in the dynamic coastal city of Mumbai, ISDI offers a series of globally benchmarked Undergraduate Level and Postgraduate Level Programs.

Creativity, innovation and sustainability form the core of ISDI's ideology.

ISDI students and faculty create an enabling ecosystem in the corporate world (India and abroad) to catalyze design thinking. ISDI brings about an Indianization of global innovations while working out a global perspective to Indian innovations.

ISDI’s own academic ideology moulds designers to cater to a diverse range of industries and employers.

All educational programs are built upon the foundation of forward-thinking and innovative curriculum with industry sponsored projects, national and international collaborations and a deep sense of social and environmental responsibility.

bachelor level programs

ISDI offers 7 cutting edge undergraduate level programs which are delivered over 4 years and prepares students to be innovative leaders who use design to enhance industry and society.

Communication Design

Fashion Design

Interior Design

Product Design

Strategic Design Management

Fashion Communication and Styling

Illustration and Immersive Media

master level programs

ISDI offers 3 industry acclaimed postgraduate level programs which have a duration of 11 months. The curriculum of these multi-disciplinary programs are built on the intersection of business, design and innovation 

Design + Innovation

Integrated Products of Design

Fashion Business Management

research activity and main areas

Objectives

Focus on interdisciplinary solutions to address national priorities with mass impact

Provide an excellent research culture which attracts and retains high-caliber researchers

Demonstrate relevance and impact through collaborative research with industry, academia, community and government

Enhance sustainability of research initiatives through commercialization of intellectual property

Embed research into the classroom environment to ensure learning and teaching is based on current and new knowledge

Focus Areas

ISDI undertakes collaborative inter-disciplinary research targeted towards solving real-life problems aligned to industry and government priorities. ISDI has used its locational advantage, strategic alliances and ability to sustain research investments to build 6 truly unique Research Innovation Labs which are supported by ISDI’s academic activity.

The Global Health and Innovation Lab

The Immersive Media Lab

The Smart Cities Lab

The Public Policy Design Lab

The Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualisation Lab

The Education Technology Lab

subject areas for exchange students

ISDI offers exceptional students from other design schools nationally and globally to spend a semester at ISDI for any of the following programs

Communication Design

Fashion Design

Interior Design

Product Design

Strategic Design Management

Fashion Communication and Styling

Illustration and Immersive Media

application deadlines

For The Fall Term (July To December) - International Students are encouraged to apply before April 1

For The Spring Term (January To May) - International Students are encouraged to apply before September 1

teaching languages

English

semester dates

Fall Semester - July To December

Spring Semester - January To May 

cost of living per month (studying and living)

800 Euros per month

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