Design for Humans ❯ ENG


Designer, the world is your dashboard.

If you were looking for the perfect excuse to live in Italy, here there is a good one for you: the new and red-hot RUFA three-year Bachelor of Arts in Design, fully customized for international students. Entirely taught in English, this international Design course is the one you were absolutely waiting for. Come to Rome and you can live and study in the most beautiful city in the world. Here design found its birthplace, here history gave shape to civilization, empires, objects, ideas, tools. It is in Rome where technological and digital design and applications have always had a home.

With this course tomorrow’s designers can start reinventing the world today, changing the way we think of cities, applied prosthetic robotics, haptic perception, and digital devices.

RUFA is the best academy to prepare you for your future as a skilled and up-to-date designer: has been forming creatives for over 20 years. This course will provide you with a solid professional and business foundation that you can apply in product design, architectural and interior design, the film and video industry, scientific, robotic and prosthetic manufacturing enterprises. And while you spend three years enjoying the beauty and history of Rome, you may be inventing a future application that the whole world will be using some day.

Think about it.

Coordinators: Alessio Tommasetti and Paolo Buonaiuto


BA Degree program in Design

Suggested training programme - Design Department

Year Subject CFA Hours
I Year Design 1 12 150
History of design 1 6 45
Design Methodology 6 75
3D Digital Modelling Techniques 1 6 75
Architectural Model-Making 6 75
Technical Drawing & Project Design 6 75
Basics of Computer Design 6 75
Technology of Materials 4 50
Basics of Computer Science 4 50
Optional Subject 4 /
II Year Design 2 12 150
History Of Design 2 6 45
Types of Art Materials 6 75
3D Digital Modelling Techniques 2 6 75
Product Design 1 6 75
Features of Architecture & Urban Design 6 75
Light Design 1 4 50
Theory & Practice Of Perspective Drawing 4 50
History of Contemporary Architecture 6 45
English 4 30
III Year Design 3 12 150
Multimedia Design 6 75
Virtual Architecture 6 75
Product Design 2 6 75
Light Design 2 6 75
Art History: Artistic Styles & Context 6 45
Internship 4 100
Optional Subject 6 /
Thesis 8 /
Total Credits 180