The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is a cutting-edge university and the home for creative thinkers, designers, and innovators.
Located in Dubai, a leading global destination for innovation, DIDI Dubai offers the first multidisciplinary design degree in the region at the intersection of three educational pillars: visual literacy, technological fluency, and strategic proficiency.
For DIDI, design and innovation are the keys to success in today’s world. The university empowers students to create and conceive solutions that add value and reshape the future, socially, digitally, and creatively.
DIDI Dubai is a private, non-profit university, with TECOM Group and Dubai Development Authority (previously DCCA) as the main shareholders.
Collaborations & key partners
The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation takes pride in collaborating with the world’s leading and most prestigious innovation, teaching, and research universities: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and The New School's Parsons School of Design. Together they crafted a world-class design curriculum, elevating it to the highest standards of learning and education.