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Master’s degree in design - MDes programs

Specifically tailored for international students who hold a Bachelor degree in design or equivalent, the school offers MDes programs taught in English.
These programs follow a different rhythm, adapted to the students integrating the school at postgarduate level, to allow a good integration and a better approach of the methodology as taught in the school.

The shool offers 5 International MDes program taught in Nantes organized around cross-disciplinary socio-economic issues linked to our Design Labs:

MDes Transcultural Design / Le Studio France

 Specially tailored for students from all over the world who wish to join our school at postgraduate level, this program encourages the exploration of the french culture within an applied, interdisciplinary context, and offer 5 topics, attached to our Design Labs:

Care Design
City Design
Digital Design
Food Design
Media Design


The school offers 3 Transcultural Design MDes programs taught in our International studios in Brazil, China & India

MDes Transcultural Design / Brazil Studio

This MDes program, leading to the master’s level degree (Diplôme de design) certified by the Ministry of higher education, deals with topics related to immersion environment (mobility, health, distribution, education, food, access to energy, waste management, environmental issues) and its specific characteristics (high population density, multiculturalism, natural resources and local crafts, democratic construction ...).


MDes Transcultural Design / China Studio

The Transcultural Design program in Asia offers a tremendous opportunity for design students from all over the world to discover and comprehend Chinese culture.


MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio

This program provides a unique opportunity for its students to specialize in Social Innovation and Design Thinking in the context of Delhi, a city as innovative as representative of development challenges.