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Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design, M.A.S.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one study program addressing the realization of projects in which the interaction between the design culture and the technological development allows to generate design-driven innovations.


The program places Interaction design at the center of an original curriculum where it serves as the key element in the design of Advanced Artifacts, Environments, and Services. The goal of the MAS is to train skilled professionals who play a key role within the most innovative industrial and design fields.

Programme Structure

  • Interaction Design Fundamentals
  • Designing Advanced Artifacts
  • Designing Advanced Services
  • Designing Advanced
  • Enviroments 
  • Thesis Project Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements


For the acceptance to the Master in Interaction Design program is a degree in an appropriate field such as visual communication, industrial design, interior design and architecture, communication sciences and computer sciences. Equivalent studies and professional experiences may be evaluated on porfolio basis.


Selected applicants will be invited for an interview (over Skype or on the phone) with a representative of the board of the MAS program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12840 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12835 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12840 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12835 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Total tuition fee: 15'000  .– CHF
  • Single module: 6'000 .– CHF
There are still some scholarships available for international students.

Living costs for Manno

  • 1540 - 2130 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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