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Domus Academy

Domus Academy is a living laboratory. An incubator of talents and a springboard for interdisciplinary adventures. A place where stellar careers are launched. A part of the GALILEO Global Education group.

Top reasons to study here

  • Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree.
  • Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects.
  • Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience.



In the early eighties, Milan emerged as the epicenter of Italian design. Yet no one in the city was teaching design in a formalized way. Top art critics and designers recognized an extraordinary opportunity to fill this void and mentor the next generation of designers. In 1982, they founded Domus Academy, Italy’s first postgraduate design school.


At Domus Academy, we help students become protagonists in the highly competitive world of fashion and design. Offering one-year master’s programs in a wide variety of design specializations and an intensive program in interior design, the school centers around a “learning by designing” methodology, in which students solve real-life design problems with the help of world-class faculty members who are opinion leaders in their fields. 


Domus Academy’s entrepreneurial approach allows students to gain the Professional Experience they need. Our unique offering enhances students’ personal and professional expertise and network, empowering their skills, vision and values. Students will have the opportunity to be addressed to the most suitable job immersion amongst our very specific Professional Experiences:

  • Internship: while working for a company, students will be able to develop assignments on real projects directly on the field.
  • Field Learning Experience: as a consultant, students will have the chance to collaborate and carry out a real project, for a company, supervised by a project leader.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Student services

Student Life Office supports students with issues concerning practical life and bureaucratic procedures. It will be an useful support with key issues such as fiscal code, permit to stay, health insurance, bank accounts, etc. 

Housing services

Domus Academy offers its students a Housing service to facilitate the search and selection of accommodation for the period of stay in Milan. Thanks to Domus Academy agreements with several real estate agencies, privates, hostels, residences and hotels, double or single rooms are available for temporary stay at special rates, and can be shared with other students.

Library services

  • Over 4,000 volumes and 5,000 periodicals.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Through Student Life Office the student can also benefit of special deals with various services, sports centers, restaurants and retail shops.


  • Accredited, global programs in fashion, product, interior, living and many other facets of design

Student Reviews

Opening the Eyes??
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

First level of masters in domus academy was really and eye opening and skill addition experience

Love to explore
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Over all study experience was great i got great industry exposure.

international study experience overview.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

it was a great learning experience indeed an international experience working with different nationality colleagues but the course content was not the master level.