L'École de Design Nantes Atlantique • Nantes, France; Delhi, India; Shanghai, China
L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is a private school for technical education with focus on design. The institution was founded in 1988. L’École de design is one of France's “Grandes Écoles” and is located on the technological campus Atlanpole la Chantrerie in Nantes. It has campuses in Shanghai (China) and Delhi (India)
In 2017, 1365 students ( 257 vocational students) were enrolled in programmes at L'École de Design Nantes Atlantique. The employment rate is very high- 87% of the 2016 MDes graduates have found positions within a year after graduation. The school prepares students for global careers in design. Many graduates work abroad. Internationality is important to L'École de design Nantes Atlantique therefore the institute has ties to international companies. 186 students took part in foreign exchanges or internships abroad in 2016. Per year, 513 internships are undertaken by students. 115 foreign students are welcomed each year. L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers several types of degree programmes, depending on the level of studies and the prospective students choices. Some of the courses offered are: 2-year vocational diplomas and a 5-year programme that leads to the Diplôme de design (certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education) as a Master level degree.