School tour with Zoé Lacey, Head of International Relations

In this tour of the school and its workshops, Zoe Lacey, Head of International Relations at L'École de design Nantes Atlantique, is accompanied by Hana, an Indonesian student in the 'International design strategy' master's program. Undergraduate and postgraduate studies, life in Nantes, the school's workshops and facilities, the professional dimension... Discover all the dimensions of the international experience offered at the school!

"At L'École de design Nantes Atlantique, we have 1,750 students and we have students from all around the world. So the school has a very strong international dimension.

Every year we welcome around about 150 international students into the school. We also send out all of our students abroad for a minimum of one semester."

2 programs open to international students

"At L'École de design Nantes Atlantique, we have two international programs. One at undergraduate level which is called the DN MADE. So international students come into the third year of our undergraduate program and they study for either one semester or one year in English alongside French students in mixed nationality groups.

The second program is an international master's level degree program called International Design Strategy / Le Studio France where students come for two years to obtain a master's level degree in design.

These groups are mixed nationality groups. So French students and international students working together on design projects. These degrees are recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education. So here students at the school work in multicultural groups, so they have a real intercultural experience. We have five studios abroad where students can go and study for two year and obtain their master's level degree in design from L’École de design Nantes Atlantique."

The international experience at L'École de design Nantes Atlantique

In this interview, you'll also discover the professional dimension of the school's teaching, with internships and projects in partnership with companies, as well as artistic and cultural life and practical experience in Nantes.

L'École de design Nantes Atlantique enables international students to study design in a strong international context, in contact with students from other nationalities. Our school enables future designers from all over the world to cultivate this openness to the world through its programs and international opportunities, in France and abroad.

Are you an international student interested in studying at L'École de design Nantes Atlantique? Would you like to find out more about our international programs? Please contact our admissions department to find out more:

Published on 14.03.24


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