L’École de design Nantes Atlantique has just had the visa for its Master’s degree renewed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research for another five years, with a very positive report from the HCERES
L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is the only French design school to have obtained certification from the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research for its master’s level degree in design. Thus the school has been a part of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (top-tier French higher education institutions) since 2003. The visa has just been renewed for 5 years until 2021, with a a very positive report from the Haut Conseil pour l’Evaluation de la Recherche et de l’Enseignement supérieur (the French evaluation agency for research and higher education, or HCERES).
In its assessment report for the master’s degree, the HCERES highlights that « the will to link academic programs with research and with the business world is clearly stated and should lead graduates to reach high-level skills and theoretical and technical knowledge, in one of the programs (Care, Digital culture, New Eating Habits, Sustainable Cities, Transcultural Design and Design and Innovation Management) ». The diversity of programs and the quality of the educational team as well as the permanent foothold in the professional world for the whole curriculum are also acknowledged.
You can read the HCERES report on the renewal request of the visa for the Diplôme de design (master’s level degree in design), January 2016. (French content):