Köln International School of Design
|Director||Prof. Wolfgang Laubersheimer|
|Location||Cologne, North Rhine-Westfalia, Germany|
The Köln International School of Design (in short: KISD) is an institution of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Köln) and offers an interdisciplinary study program in the field of design. In 2002 – eleven years after the Cologne Model of design education was initiated in 1991 – the school was renamed to Köln International School of Design.
The school offers the 7-semester Bachelor and 3-semester Master program "Integrated Design". In addition it takes part in the Master of European Design-program. 75% of all courses in the Bachelor program are held in English, the Master program is completely in English.
Key aspects of the areas of expertise are e.g. healthcare, mobility, work environment, knowledge and educational organisations. This twelve areas of expertise are the focus of the project-oriented design programme. Students have to enroll for at least ten areas of expertise and can develop their own main focusses.
- Audiovisual media
- Identity and Design
- Design for manufacturing
- Design concepts
- Design and economy
- Design theory and -research]]
- Gender and design
- Interface design
- Ecology and design
- Production technology
- Service design
- Typography and layout
|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (May 2010)|
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