Graphic and Multimedia Design

Duration: Three years
Intakes: November 2013 - January 2014
Course Language: Italian with simultaneous translation in English
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The mission of the course is to train professionals able to address the practice of project communications towards different areas of graphic design: from publishing, corporate image, as well as interactive and multimedia communication systems supported by new technologies, digital products and websites.

Study Plan

First Year
Illustration techniques
Basic design
Geometrical drawing
Graphic design
Computer graphic
Web design
History of art

Secondo anno
Graphic design
Graphics for publishing
Lettering and printing
Multimedia design
Web design
History of art

Third Year
Graphic design
Multimedia design
Web design
Video design
History of graphic arts


Teaching activities are structured through lectures, tutorials, workshops, guided tours to museums and exhibitions, participation in competitions (individual and group). For each academic year ISD schedules a series of seminars, conferences and interactive workshops lead by ISD teachers and external Italian or foreign experts. The topics are usually on the borderline between the different departmental areas and they have been designed to achieve a tangible result.

The attendance is full-time and mandatory.

To be admitted to each subject’s exams, students must attend at least 70% of lessions and do all the scheduled exercises. Students must pass all the exams of the programme and discuss a final thesis to get the Degree.

Admission Requirements

High-school diploma or equivalent permitting university admission.

Send by e-mail to or by fax +39 081 19305621 with the enclosed Application Form completed, a photocopy of diploma and a photocopy of passport. Within 10 days after the receipt of the above documents, the student will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of application.

Application deadline

The enrollment for the course chosen must be sent to International Office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course. The programme has restricted entry. Enrollments are awarded depending on availability of places.