The European Design Institute - IED Educational Group was founded in 1966: today it is the world's largest private profile network of institutions focused on teaching students in the direction of fashion, design, communication and visual arts. The post of the president of the IED is still occupied by the creator - Francesco Morelli - whose dream was to create a university where the talents and abilities of schoolchildren turned into highly demanded and highly paid professions.
Today, the Institute's campuses are located in Italy, Brazil and Spain (they can be trained in English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, respectively), and the total number of students has exceeded 9,000 (representing more than 80 countries and nationalities).
IED Rome is taught in English and Italian (depending on the chosen program and sometimes on the subject). There are four faculties at the Institute: