Isia is a modern school projected towards innovation and, over the years, its quality has been confirmed by numerous acknowledgements especially at an international level. The teaching is based on experimentacharacterised by practical experience in the laboratory.
ISIA is partner of the the creative partnership network ‘artesnet Europe’ which is a Europe-wide ‘community of practice’, connecting practitioners from the creative/cultural sector, teaching staff from art schools, educators, and artistic researchers from almost all EU-countries, Iceland, Norway, and Turkey.
The ISIA network in Italy consists of four Institutes based in Florence, Rome, Faenza and Urbino. ISIA is part of the Florentiner local system of higher education with the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence and the Academy of Music of Florence "Luigi Cherubini". ISIA is member of the Verona Opera Academy.
Teaching design methodology and practice in its widest terms, ranging from products to communication and UX.
faculties and departments
Product Design, Fashion Design, Communication Design
bachelor level programs
Product Design, Fashion Design three years
master level programs
Product Design, Communication Design two years
research activity and main areas
Research activities are embedded in the didactic phase and do change on a year base.
The Institute has always been interested in the social relevant role of design activities.
doctorate level programs
No doctorate level at the moment
subject areas for exchange students
Product and Communication design
1° October-February 2 February-June
cost of living per month (studying and living)
100 studying+600 living