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2021-08-24 15:44:15

Studying design and fashion in Spain for foreign students

Studying design and fashion in Spain for foreign students

Design research is a necessary foundation for fashion designers, landscape designers, architects, product researchers. Studying design in Spain helps students to professionally apply their knowledge in new areas.

Spanish universities offer education for students over 18 years of age, courses are taught at universities, colleges, professional institutions - art schools, agricultural colleges. Graduates receive a wide range of skills, diplomas, bachelor's and master's degrees.

In Spain, the architectural splendor of Barcelona and Madrid supports the creativity and imagination of students. Megacities of Spain can boast of a reputation as world fashion centers. In Barcelona, on the impressive Passeig de Gràcia, there are world-famous brands - Zara, Mango, Custo, Desigual. Every year, Barcelona Fashion Week 080 Barcelona Fashion Week is held, where the best Spanish brands and designers perform. All this makes Spain one of the best places if you want to make a career as a designer.


Spanish universities offer high-quality courses for interested students in fashion design schools: IED, BAU, Barcelona College of Design, EsDI.

Diplomas in design prepare students to create products that fulfill both functional and aesthetic goals, taking into account economic and social aspects. Design degree studies offered by leading schools prepare professionals for careers in multimedia, advertising, technology, fashion design, and interior design.

Related disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Industrial design
  • Design
  • Fine arts
  • Film, photography and media
  • Music
  • History
  • Fashionable design
  • Graphic design
  • Interior design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Music history
  • User Experience Design
  • Theatre, dance
  • Urban planning.

Best schools to study design in Spain for foreign students


For more than fifty years, Istituto Europeo di Design has been working in the field of education and research in the field of design, fashion, visual communication, management. Today, IED is an ever-expanding international network that issues academic diplomas of the first level, conducts bachelor's, master's, continuing professional development and advanced programs.

One of the defining programmes of IED Barcelona is the Bachelor's Programme (Hons) in Fashion Design, which is implemented in partnership with the University of Westminster (UK). IED is also a recognized leader in fashion education, ranking among the world's top 50 fashion schools in 2016 by the Business of Fashionrankings. According to the IED, the three-year program provides students with a wide range of technical and cultural knowledge through the study of concepts from the field of fashion, based on creativity, analysis of market needs. The program is taught in English, designed for three years.

Programs with the study of design:

  • Foundation in Global Design.


  • Interior Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • Transportation Design.


  • Interior Design for Commercial Spaces and Retail
  • Interior Design for Hotels and Gastronomic Spaces
  • Sustainable Design
  • Design for Urban Environment
  • Automotive Interior Design.

EU Business School

EU Business School (EU), founded in 1973, is an international, professionally accredited business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Munich, offering online classes.

EU Business School offers basic programs with teaching in English, bachelor's, master's degree, MBA in subjects that contribute to the development of entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, are in great demand among enterprises. These include:

  • business administration
  • Communication
  • Public Relations
  • international/digital business
  • Sports Management
  • marketing
  • finance
  • enterprise.

Master's programs on campus, online master's programs, MBA are recognized all over the world, serve as a guarantee of a successful management career.

Master of Business in Fashion and Luxury Industry Business allows you to study the premium fashion industry, learn how to manage a unique, special brand. Focusing on management skills, consumer understanding, the specifics of luxury goods business, with a focus on design and creativity, this course prepares students to design a brand through strong advertising, communication, and financial strategies.

The 12-month Master's course includes an innovative hybrid approach to on-campus learning, combining the best of face-to-face and virtual learning.

The university offers several start dates, the opportunity to start the school year online, and then switch to on-campus learning.

Bau, Barcelona College of Design

Bau, the College of Design in Barcelona, offers a Bachelor of Design degree with a specialization inFashion Design. A distinctive feature of the course is a mandatory external internship in the last year of study, allowing students to use the knowledge gained during studying and prepare for entering the labor market. The BAU program is designed for four years.


Similar to BAU, EsDI offers a Bachelor of Design degreethat is interdisciplinary in nature along with the study of compulsory subjects. After completing the first two years, students can choose to specialize in fashion design, graphics, product, interior, audiovisual and interdisciplinary integration. The EsDI program is designed for four years.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The university offers degrees in a variety of areas – it's a great place to get a bachelor's degree in design. This four-year program is taught in English, Spanish, Catalan. Several scholarships are available.

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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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