Strate School of Design

At Strate School of Design, we believe a designer's main objective should be to serve his or her fellow man. The past two centuries have seen both giant leaps in progress and some of humanity's darkest moments.

Top reasons to study here

  • Officially recognized by the French State.
  • A social diversity concern with student recruitment.
  • A team fully dedicated to the students.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)



Starting with 18 students twenty years ago, the campus is now welcoming more than 600 of them. We have created 5 curriculums and have settled in Sèvres in 2010, on a brand new 3000 m2 campus. 


Sculpture, nude drawing, sketch, watercolor, rough, colour: all visual arts classes are provided by full-fledged professionals mastering their art. 

Professional designers are in charge of methodology and project management training.

Marketing classes, technical skills, engineering and professional support are also provided by fully involved players in their own fields.   

Language and social science classes are delivered by certified teachers.

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Why Apply to this University?

  • Recognized as a top French design school, Strate is considered one of the top 60 best design schoolsin the world according to Business Week Ranking, and top 50 in Europe according to DOMUS.

  • Every year, Strate School of Design accommodates over 600 students.

  • Welcomes students from all backgrounds, seeking talent in diversity.

  • Professional training from design experts in the field teach sculpture, nude drawing, sketch, watercolour, colour.

  • Pick from English-taught Master’s degrees in Design for Smart Cities and Transportation Design.

  • In addition to design classes students take marketing classes, develop their technical skills and get engineering and professional support.

  • State-of-the-art workshop will allow you to craft models and prototypes and work with all types of materials, while also being equipped with 3D printers and a laser cutter / engraver.

  • Tuition fees are about 9900 EUR /year for all students. Costs may change slightly over time.

  • Application deadlines are until the end of June and courses start in September of every year.

Why Apply through Studyportals?

As a trusted application partner of Strate School of Design we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.

How to Apply?

Select a programme offered by Strate School of Design and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.


Housing services

There are a lot of student dorms next to the school. The closest one to our school is: nexity  3 rue des binelles à Sèvres 92310.In addition to this residency we have housing partners all around Paris but places are limited.Also, our students can visit the following websites and try to find apartments on their own .

Student Life

Campus life

A 3000 m2 Campus near Paris

This building spans four stories and is organised in several spaces: classes, workshops, lectures, computer labs, daily activities, dining and chilling areas.

We are equipped with a 200 spaces lecture hall, 17 large and bright classrooms, 4 computer labs Mac and PC, and 5 different workshops. The state-of-the-art Machines workshop will allow you to craft your models and prototypes and work with all types of materials. It has evolved into a “FabLab”, thanks to its digital part equipped with several 3D printers and a laser cutter / engraver.


Fully recognized by the State and ranking among the top French design schools, following the “Grande Ecole” pattern, STRATE  has established itself among the 60 best Design establishments worldwide (Business Week ranking), and among the top 50 in Europe by DOMUS. It is also the first French private school in France. 

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