IDAS has formed partnerships with design institutions and companies around the world, and under the aegis of these cooperative ties, IDAS manages several student exchange programs. Students have the opportunity not only to study in schools or to work in companies overseas, but also to experience life and culture in different countries. These opportunities are based on student selection, and the school subsides the cost of these overseas programs.
OVERSEAS SCHOOLS
Aalborg University offers education and research within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. Aalborg University currently consolidates and further develops its profile as a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution oriented towards the surrounding world. It is characterised by combining a keen engagement in local, regional, and national issues with an active commitment to international collaboration.
Founded in 1906 and located in Jerusalem, Israel. It has been the most prominent academy of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture in Israel ever since its opening. The school consists of various departments such as ceramic design, industrial design and visual communication.
Founded in 1983, D.A. is probably the oldest professional industrial design institute in Italy. The curriculum is largely divided into product design, textile, and design direction. The educational program at D.A. focuses on providing its students with design practicability.
Located in Einthoven, Design Academy has the longest history among industrial design institutes in all of Netherlands. The institution maintains a close relationship with the industrial sector and the school is proud of its high-quality educational system with the entire faculty staff currently holding jobs as famous designers. The school is affiliated with the European Design Center.
The Nantes Atlantique School of Design is a private technical school specialized in design education. It was created in 1988 and is managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Nantes Saint Nazaire since 1991. It has a diversity of design curriculums and a strong link with business and industry. It has followed an outward-looking international development policy: academic exchange programs, participation in the international association Cumulus, opening of the China Studio in Shanghai and in the India Studio in Delhi, several international MDes programs organized in English and a preparatory class for the master’s year dedicated to French speaking internationale students.
Founded in 1982, the school is located in Paris, France. As a five-year Master Degree program, the curriculum is divided into five themes: design technique, design theory, design philosophy,
design creativity, and international sense. The program centers on product design and practical aspect of design.
The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas.
Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.
Founded in 1944 and located in Chicago, USA, Institute of Design merged with the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1949. The Masters program focused on practice and the Ph.D. was the first program of design in the USA in 1991. ID-IIT has been carrying out researches for global leading companies such as Microsoft, IBM, HP, Intel, Motorola, Accenture, 3M, Siemens, Ernst & Young, McDonald’s, Alias/Wavefront, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics. This institute has the world highest level in the progressive methodology and new design theory.
Recently established NID is located in Nagaoka, Japan. This institute offers a new educational program and is receiving great reviews as a modern design professional institute.
The school is known as the Mecca of automobile design with its 150 year old history. Located in London, the school consists of eight departments including applied arts, architecture, interior, furniture, communication design, industrial design, fashion and textile, pure art, anthropology, and mobile video.
Located in northern part of Germany in Stuttgart, this design school represents the German tradition of Bauhause which focuses on practical aspects of design.
Founded in 1871, the Aalto University School of Art and Design is dedicated to media, art and design, and has a strong and active international presence in research and education.. It is a Nordic leader and one of the most renowed in its fields worldwide.
Founded in 1989, Faculty of Science Technology of Umea University, Sweden, this school offers advanced education centered on practical design and invites designers as adjunct professors and runs project within companies.
CURRENT STATUS OF OVERSEAS STUDIES PROGRAM
Outbound
Year School / Institution Number Total
1997 ENSCI(France) 6 21
SAdBK(Germany) 6
RCA(UK) 2
The Design Academy(Netherlands) 6
Ninali &Taft(England) 1
1998 ENSCI(France) 13 17
SAdBK(Germany) 4
1999 SAdBK(Germany) 7 8
HDK(Sweden) 1
2000 SAdBK (Germany) 9 18
Umea(Sweden) 6
HDK(Sweden) 1
ISIS UK Ltd(UK) 1
Giorgio Galli &Partner(Italy) 1
2001 SAdBK (Germany) 9 14
HDK(Sweden) 1
Euro Design(France) 1
Elastico(Italy) 1
D &L(Italy) 1
Emanuel Babled(Italy) 1
2002 SAdBK (Germany) 9 25
HDK(Sweden) 1
UIAH(Finland) 2
ENSAD(France) 2
Design Continuum(Italy) 2
D &L(Italy) 1
Studio Emanuel(Italy) 2
LSB(Italy) 2
Elastico(Italy) 2
Clayart(Italy) 1
ELO(US) 1
2003 SAdBK (Germany) 7 20
HDK(Sweden) 2
UIAH(Finland) 2
EDNA(France) 1
LSB(Italy) 1
Design Continuum(Italy) 2
Studio L(France) 1
Millot Design(France) 1
Studio iDoxan(Italy) 2
Galli Design(Italy) 1
2004 SAdBK(Germany) 5 20
EDNA(France) 6
ENSAD(France) 1
HDK(Sweden) 2
UIAH(Finland) 2
UCR(US) 2
Elastico(Italy) 2
2005 SAdBK(Germany) 6 17
EDNA(France) 7
ENSAD(France) 2
Elastico(Italy) 1
UN(US) 1
2006 SAdBK(Germany) 8 21
HDK(Sweden) 1
EDNA(France) 8
UIAH(Finland) 3
AAU(Denmark) 1
2007 HDK(Sweden) 2 18
EDNA(France) 10
UIAH(Finland) 2
Bezalel(Israel) 2
Giovannoni Design(Italy) 1
MCA &Partners(Italy) 1
2008 SAdBK(Germany) 6 28
HDK(Sweden) 6
EDNA(France) 8
UIAH(Finland) 3
AAU(Denmark) 4
Bezalel(Israel) 1
2009 SAdBK(Germany) 4 19
HDK(Sweden) 3
EDNA(France) 5
TAIK(Finland) 3
AAU(Denmark) 3
Team CSD(Italy) 1
2010 SAdBK(Germany) 2 24
HDK(Sweden) 4
EDNA(France) 8
TAIK(Finland) 2
AAU(Denmark) 1
Bezalel(Israel) 2
Donegani&Laud(Italy) 1
Team Design(Italy) 3
ITO Industrie SRL(Italy) 1
2011 SAdBK(Germany) 3 15
HDK(Sweden) 1
EDNA(France) 5
Aalto(Finland) 5
Design for You(France) 1
2012 SAdBK(Germany) 2 11
EDNA(France) 4
Aalto(Finland) 4
Dante Alighieri Society(Japan) 1
2013 EDNA(France) 9 11
Aalto(Finland) 1
Giovannoni Design(Italy) 1
2014 EDNA(France) 3 8
HDK(Sweden) 4
Roberto Paou Studio(Italy) 1
2015 EDNA(France) 2 8
Aalto(Finland) 3
HDK(Sweden) 1
ENSCI(France) 1
Isabel de Pedro(Spain) 1
2016 EDNA(France) 1 6
HDK(Sweden) 2
Beyond(USA) 2
WELTN24(Germany) 1
2017 EDNA(France) 2 6
ENSCI(France) 1
Aalto(Finland) 2
HDK(Sweden) 1
2018 EDNA(France) 5 10
HDK(Sweden) 2
Aalto(Finland) 3
2019 HDK(Sweden)
EDNA(France)2
Aalto(Finland) 
TU,Delft(Netherlands) 
Inbound
Year School Number Total
1997 ENSCI(France) 3 6
SAdBK(Germany) 3
1998 HDK(Sweden) 1 4
SAdBK(Germany) 3
1999 SAdBK(Germany) 1 1
2000 SAdBK(Germany) 2 2
2003 HDK(Sweden) 3 5
EDNA(France) 2
2004 EDNA(France) 2 2
2005 AAU(Denmark) 2 10
EDNA(France) 5
ENSAD(France) 2
UIAH(Finland) 1
2006 SAdBK(Germany) 2 9
EDNA(France) 7
2007 EDNA(France) 9 11
UIAH(Finland) 1
Bezalel(Israel) 1
2008 UIAH(Finland) 1 8
EDNA(France) 7
2009 EDNA(France) 7 8
HDK(Sweden) 1
2010 EDNA(France) 4 5
HDK(Sweden) 1
2011 EDNA(France) 4 4
2012 EDNA(France) 4 4
2013 EDNA(France) 4 4
2014 Aalto(Finland) 2 8
EDNA(France) 4
HDK(Sweden) 2
2015 Aalto(Finland) 1 6
EDNA(France) 2
ENSCI(France) 1
HDK(Sweden) 2
2016 Aalto(Finland) 1 4
EDNA(France) 2
HDK(Sweden) 1
2017 AAU(Denmark) 2 3
HDK(Sweden) 1
2018 EDNA(France)

2

3

HDK(Sweden)

1

2019 EDNA(France)
Internship
In order to strengthen practical business ability and a pragmatic insight, the students are given the opportunity to receive internship training from top designers whose distinguished works have been well acknowledged throughout the industrial design industry. IDAS also internationalizes the current internship program by sending students to well-known designer firms throughout Europe and other parts of the world.

Followings are the organizations & companies where IDAS has sent students as intern
  • NAO Design Interior and Furniture Design
  • INNO Design Product Design
  • MANO Design Transportation Design
  • Design Connection Multimedia and Graphic Design
  • Jupitter Project Product Design
  • DVICO Interactive Design
  • Cheil Jeidang Packaging and Multimedia Design
  • Motorola Communication Product Planning
  • LG Electronics Product Design
  • IDN Product Design Product Design
  • Korea Panel Research Design Research
  • Design Mall Product Design
  • LG Electronics New Product Planning
  • Samsung Electronics Design Planning
  • Hansem Domus Furniture and Interior Design
  • Alink Multimedia-Contents Korea Website Contents Planning
  • Pop Design Design Management and Consulting
  • Ledart Product Design
  • Digital Pivot Product Design
  • ISIS(UK) Product Design
  • Georgio Galli & Partners (Italy) Product Design
  • Euro Design(France) Product Design
  • Elastico (Italy) Digital Media Design
  • D & L (Italy) Product Design
  • Emanuel Babled (Italy) Product Design
  • Design Continuum(Italy) Digital Media Design
  • LSB(Italy) Digital Media Design
  • Clayart(Italy) Digital Media Design
  • ELO(USA) Digital Media Design
  • Millot Design(France) Product Design
  • iDoxan(Itlay) Product Design
  • Design for you(France) Product Design
  • Donegani&Lauda(Italy) Product Design
  • Team Design(Italy) Product Design
  • ITO Industrie SRL