Strate School of Design, formerly known as Strate College was founded in 1993. It is a private institution for technical education. Since its foundation, Strate School of Design has been constantly growing. The institution now has 620 students and offers 5 programmes. It opened a brand new campus in Sèvres. The Strate School of Design is recognized by the state and ranked among the top design schools in France. The programmes offered follow the structure of the “Grande École” scheme. The school makes it its mission to train students with an interest and passion in design for future employment in a global company. STRATE was ranked among the top 50 design schools in Europe by DOMUS and is the first French private school that presents students with the option to study a Level 1 Industrial Designer diploma which is recognized by the French state. STRATE offers programmes taught in English, such as a Master’s degree in Design and Transportation, as well as a Master in design for smart Cities, each of which take 2 years to complete. The school works closely together with academic partners locally and abroad and businesses around the globe. The school even has a research branch.