Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation has been established to address the growing need for talented designers and innovators in the UAE and beyond – today’s students who will be tomorrow’s innovators. Global in our outlook, bold in our approach, we instill our students with the confidence to take risks, push boundaries and challenge ways of thinking and making.

All of this converges through our Bachelor of Design. The first integrated BDes of it’s kind in the region, students map their own educational journey by exploring two concentrations from a possible four: Product Design, Multimedia Design, Fashion Design and Strategic Design Management.

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation believes that the future of design education is experimental, transformative, disruptive and cross disciplinary. We intend to become the school of choice for the next generation of change makers who will conceive and create sustainable design solutions for today’s problems for the benefit of tomorrow’s society.

DIDI prepares students to effectively respond to a rapidly changing world with transferable skills that are cross disciplinary and problem solving by design. We will equip the next generation of change makers to use design as a tool to create positive change. Our students will learn visual literacy and technological capabilities to craft, form and create a sustainable future. DIDI will support emerging design talent across the region through an open source and collaborative approach that values cooperation and partnership. We are invested in integrated curricular innovation and technological experimentation.

Excellence in Collaboration

DIDI’s curriculum has been developed in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Parsons School of Design, two of the world’s leading universities for design innovation, teaching and research. Our ambitious curriculum places students at the forefront of innovative design education, allowing students to map their own degree paths.