Institute of Design aims to educate professionals to work in society and business with the ability to design and give concrete and visually perceivable form to objects, communication and services.
Institute of Design is actively working on international design and communication education field. Internationalization is everyday life at the institute.
Institute of Design is among the leading design schools in Finland. The institute has wide range of cooperation with public sector, universities and companies both regionally and nationally as well as internationally.
To educate active professionals for the needs of trade and industry.
faculties and departments
Design: Furniture Design, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design, Packaging and Brand Design, Vehicle Design, Wearable Design, Experience and Service Design
Media: Graphic Design, Media Content Design, Photography
bachelor level programs
4 year BA in each major subject.
master level programs
Master's Degree Programme in Design and Media: Master of Culture and Arts.
research activity and main areas
Research and development cover all fields of educational sectors.
doctorate level programs
subject areas for exchange students
Film and Television Graphic Design Photography Multimedia Production Jewellery and Object Design Furniture Design Fashion Design Interior Architecture Packaging Design Industrial Design
15 April for the autumn term 15 October for the spring term
Finnish and English
Spring: 7 January - 31 May Autumn: 1 September - 20 December
cost of living per month (studying and living)
Studies are without a tuition fee. Housing costs 250 € appr. , living costs 325 € appr.