bachelor degrees 2022-23

planning and urban design

course leader



course leader

Laura Badalucco





admission: limited

58 places for EU and EU-equated candidates

2 places for non-EU candidates residing abroad


ministerial degree code

L-4 Disegno industriale



studying design in Vicenza

studying design in Vicenza

The bachelor’s degree in design in Vicenza trains designers capable of designing products and product systems for companies in a phase, such as the present, of profound and fast cultural, technological and market changes.


The three-year course tackles some substantial issues for the future of production and consumption, such as sustainability, digitalisation, and design for the circular economy, focusing on new product design methodologies and the application of emerging technologies.


In strong connection with the economic-productive system of the area and the other university courses in Vicenza, the bachelor’s degree responds to the demand for qualified professionals to reinterpret in a contemporary key the aspects that have shaped the success of the Italian design model in the past.


the bachelor’s degree in design

This bachelor’s degree offers multidisciplinary training in product design based on a plurality of subjects in design, representation, humanities, science, technology, and socioeconomics.

The needs of product users and therefore ergonomic, usability aspects and the design of two-dimensional, three-dimensional, digital, and analogue interfaces play a crucial role.

The study programme combines design workshops and theoretical lectures, workshops with companies with seminars and cultural activities.

Laboratories and experience-oriented design activities are carried out under the guidance of some of the most highly qualified professionals at national and international levels.

During the third year, an internship period lets students apply the necessary skills to approach design processes within a work team.



Having acquired design and practical skills as well as methodological and critical competence in the bachelor’s degree, graduates can continue their studies with a master's degree.

The bachelor’s degree also opens up a wide range of opportunities for employment in product or product/service design companies or institutions, technology and R&D departments, manufacturing companies, or in professional design and consultancy firms working in product, system and service design.

The study programme provides the knowledge and skills necessary to manage a design process as part of a team or independently: from knowledge of the various phases of industrial processes to development and production of a product or a large-scale product/service.