CIRRUS is a Nordic-Baltic network of Art and Design higher education. There are 20 excellent art and design schools from the Nordics and the Baltics in the circle of this cooperation. The central activities of the partner institutions are art and design, including innovative activities, technical development and artistic practices.

CALL: Rector for Umeå Institute of Design

CALL: Rector for Umea Institute of Design
Deadline: April 7, 2014

The Umeå Institute of Design, UID, is an art based design education, part of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University. UID offers international industrial design education at Bachelor, Master’s and PhD levels. Our reputation is built on dedicated teaching, a creative climate, close cooperation with industry and a drive for pushing the boundaries of industrial design in both education and research. Our programmes attract enrollments from all over the world and we currently have students from 31 different countries creating a unique blend of creative energy and cross-cultural enrichment.

The educational programmes include a BFA in Industrial Design, taught in Swedish, and three specialised MFA programmes taught in English. These are Advanced Product Design, Interaction Design and Transportation Design. We also offer a PhD programme in industrial design as well as an international one-year intensive course in industrial design and courses in design related subjects for other educations, and specialised contract educations for professionals. For more information, see