Founded in 1969, in Lisbon, it has been a pioneer in teaching Design in Portugal. Currently, it is the institution that trains the most students in this field, with an employability rate of 97 per cent.
IADE today is a reference in teaching Creativity. It is also one of the best Design schools in Europe and a pioneer in Marketing, Advertising and Photography.
The IADE Research Unit, UNIDCOM, has international recognition, with numerous researchers contributing an array of publications under many areas of expertise.
IADE grants academic Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral as well as Post-Graduate Degrees in areas related to creativity: Design, Arts and Communication, Marketing, Advertising, Photography and Technologies.
Additional information about UE’s academic programs is available at http://www.iade.europeia.pt/en/courses
2017 - For the third year, IADE is featured as one of the top 50 Design schools in Europe in the Domus ranking.
2016 - IADE is once again featured as one of the top 50 Design schools in Europe in the Domus ranking.
2015 - IADE is featured as one of the top 50 Design schools in Europe in Italian Magazine Domus’ ranking.
2014 - IADE was awarded the DS Label by the European Commission.
The DS Label is a seal of quality which recognises and distinguishes the excellence and best practices of the institutions of higher education with regard to the implementation of the Diploma Supplement.