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OCAD University

OCAD University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Housed in Will Alsop’s iconic Sharp Centre for Design in downtown Toronto, OCAD U’s Industrial Design program challenges students to infuse their work with global and local perspectives, including long-overlooked Indigenous views.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Discipline: Architecture

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

The Swiss Institute of Technology’s highly touted architecture programs follow the two-tiered Bologna process, meaning that its Bachelor and Master degrees are designed to be pursued consecutively.

TU Delft (Industrial Design Engineering)

TU Delft (Industrial Design Engineering)

Discipline: Interaction Design

Location: Delft, Netherlands

TU Delft’s people-focused MSc in Design for Interaction incorporates ideas from aesthetics and ergonomics to psychology and sociology.

Royal College of Art (Industrial Design)

Royal College of Art (Industrial Design)

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: London, UK

The RCA’s dynamic School of Design is a playground for rebellious thinking, providing an open-minded milieu that encourages students to think outside the box.

University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

Discipline: Architecture

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Introduced in 1950, HKU’s architecture program is, like modern-day China, topical and engaging.

Central Saint Martins

Central Saint Martins

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: London, UK

The Product, Ceramic & Industrial Design Programme at Central Saint Martins (part of the University of the Arts London) draws students from 90 countries to its campus in central London.

Aalto University

Aalto University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Inspired by its namesake, Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture (the university was previously known as University of Art and Design Helsinki) encourages its Collaborative and Industrial Design students to experiment.

TU Delft (Architecture)

TU Delft (Architecture)

Discipline: Architecture

Location: Delft, Netherlands

The century-old architecture program at TU Delft’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment puts an emphasis on the profession’s technical and scientific aspects.

Confluence Institute

Confluence Institute

Discipline: Architecture

Location: Lyon, France

Given starchitect Odile Decq’s punk rock reputation, the esteemed graduate school she launched in 2014 is fittingly designed around rule breaking.

Architectural Association School of Architecture

Architectural Association School of Architecture

Discipline: Architecture

Location: London, UK

The AA School of Architecture program offers an “innovative, project-directed form of teaching” and “collaborative, experimental approaches to architectural education.”