Domus Academy is a living laboratory. An incubator of talents and a springboard for interdisciplinary adventures. A place where stellar careers are launched. At Domus Academy, we help students become protagonists in the highly competitive world of fashion and design.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • In their 2012, 2013, and 2014 Masterclass guides, Frame Publishers named Domus Academy among the world’s top 30 graduate schools for design.
  • Our faculty boasts some of the most intriguing leaders of international fashion and design: Patricia Urquiola, Gaia Trussardi.
  • Our design laboratories provide the tools you need to create great work: equipment for computer graphics, video editing, 2D and 3D modeling.



In the early eighties, Milan emerged as the epicenter of Italian design. Yet no one in the city was teaching design in a formalized way. Top art critics and designers recognized an extraordinary opportunity to fill this void and mentor the next generation of designers. In 1982, they founded Domus Academy, Italy’s first postgraduate design school.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (13)
Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Business & Management (4)


Student services

Student Life Office supports students with issues concerning practical life and bureaucratic procedures. It will be an useful support with key issues such as fiscal code, permit to stay, health insurance, bank accounts, etc. The Office also organizes extra-didactic activities in order to help students to integrate and socialize at the Academy and in Milan; among these cultural and sporting activities in and out Campus as well as short trips such us ski weekend and city visits to discover the beauties of Italy.
Through Student Life Office the student can also benefit of special deals with various services, sports centers, restaurants and retail shops.

Housing services

Domus Academy offers its students a Housing service to facilitate the search and selection of accommodation for the period of stay in Milan. Thanks to Domus Academy agreements with several real estate agencies, privates, hostels, residences and hotels, double or single rooms are available for temporary stay at special rates, and can be shared with other students.

The service is free and you can ask for it even before arrival at the Academy.

ICT services

ICT: personal and exclusive access to network services containing all of the specific contents of each course;


When you graduate from Domus Academy, you’ll receive a degree that is recognized around Europe and the world – an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)*. You will also earn a second valuable qualification: the Domus Academy Master’s Diploma.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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