Founded in 1961, ELISAVA was the first design school to open in Spain and the first to offer a design specific curriculum.
As a pioneer, ELISAVA’s role has been instrumental in shaping the culture of design in Catalonia and in Spain.
Through a successful blend of academic rigour along with open-mindedness and innovation, ELISAVA has long been an open forum for all those who have something new, intelligent and thoughtful to say regarding the creative industries.
ELISAVA is located in a modern 11,000m2 facility with multi purpose classrooms and engineering, photography and computer labs as well as a model and fashion workshop and a reference library with over 9,000 design related volumes.
ELISAVA benefits from an enviable, historic city centre location, a few steps from Barcelona’s port and the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, the emblematic Rambla street and the Gothic Quarter.
A wide educational offer in Design, Architecture, strategy and thought covering Summer Programs, Semesters, Master’s degrees and Postgraduate diplomas.
Degrees, transcripts and ECTS credits are awarded by the prestigious Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona who is an affiliate of ELISAVA
La Rambla 30-32
Barcelona, ES , 08002
+34 93 317 4715
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