MIUR Ministry of Education, University and Research – AFAM-ISIA system
IAAD has been given the authorization from MIUR – Ministry of Education, University and Research to award I level Academic Diplomas (180 CFA) for the three-year courses in Design – Product design with majoring in Interior Design, Textile and fashion design, Transportation Design – Graphics and Publishing Design – majoring in Communication Design (DM 162, 03.13.2013).
The degree issued by IAAD is a I level Academic Diploma, according to AFAM-ISIA system and recognized as a degree in Italian educational system.
The Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance Education (AFAM) includes arts education parallel and equivalent to the current university system, submitted to the Ministry of Education, University and Research and established in 1999.
ISIA (Higher Institute for Artistic Industries) is a school of higher education, between the Institutes of Higher Education in Art and Music, which deals with design within the broader term. It was founded in 1975 by the Ministry of Education who wanted to respond to the rich and fruitful experience of the first courses in industrial design.
The educational goal is to prepare designers with high quality professionalism; courses provide, in fact, the acquisition of tools, knowledge and skills to carry out the work and maintain a particular reference to the formal research and advanced technology in connection with the scope of industrial production and the cultural tradition of the city and the region in which they take place.