Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is a private non-profit university, designed to address the growing need for talented designers and innovators in the UAE and beyond.

Location: Dubai Design District (d3)

Located within the Dubai Design District, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation offers the first integrated Bachelor of Design degree in the region.

The degree allows students to map their own educational journey by pairing two of the four disciplines: Product Design, Multimedia Design, Fashion Design and Strategic Design Management. All designed to instill confidence in students to enable them to take risks, push boundaries and challenge ways of thinking and making.

To further support emerging talent, and placing students at the forefront of innovation design education. DIDI’s curriculum has been developed with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Parsons School of Design, two of the world’s leading universities for design innovation, teaching and research.

A campus designed for excellence

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is located at the center of design for the region, an area filled with some of the world’s top designers and creatives.

The campus incorporates a ‘mega’ studio space, which enables the cross-disciplinary nature of the curriculum. The open-plan learning environment encourages collaboration and a continuous cycle of learning.

Nurturing talented designers, so today’s students will be tomorrow’s innovators.