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Lund University

Lund University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Lund, Sweden

Founded in 1999, the School of Industrial Design at this huge Malmo-area university is designed to be “globally relevant without loosing its Scandinavian roots.”

Cornell University

Cornell University

Discipline: Architecture

Location: Ithaca, NY, USA

The programs offered through Cornell’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning celebrate architecture as a key tool, both creative and potent, for bettering the world.

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.

University of Montreal

University of Montreal

Discipline: Interior Design

Location: Montreal, QC, Canada

Despite launching just shy of 20 years ago, the University of Montreal’s Interior Design program, offered through the Faculty of Environmental Planning and Design, has quickly developed a solid research- and theory-based foundation.

ÉCAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne

ÉCAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

A ever-growing heavyweight in the European sphere, this Swiss school continually turns out grads with top-notch portfolios, many of whom quickly launch their own studios.

University of Virginia

University of Virginia

Discipline: Landscape Architecture

Location: Charlottesville, VA, USA

A commitment to preservation and sustainable design initiatives is a key feature of the program, offered through UVA’s School of Architecture.

Royal College of Art (Interior Design)

Royal College of Art (Interior Design)

Discipline: Interior Design

Location: London, UK

Established in 1951 and relaunched in 2012, the RCA’s Interior Design program within the School of Architecture has garnered top position in the QS rankings for three years running.

Carnegie Mellon University (Industrial Design)

Carnegie Mellon University (Industrial Design)

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

CMU’s School of Design recently refocused all of its design programs to look at the field through a “design for interaction” lens.

University of Toronto (Landscape Architecture)

University of Toronto (Landscape Architecture)

Discipline: Landscape Architecture

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

The challenging masters course offered through the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design is “reinventing landscape practice for the next generation” by teaching students how to create “socially inclusive, ecologically informed and culturally meaningful environments.”

Design Academy Eindhoven

Design Academy Eindhoven

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Much-vaunted Eindhoven takes a classically Dutch approach to learning, espousing freedom as the path to creativity.