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iF Design Foundation

We are committed to the common good. To fulfill our responsibility, we focus on academic research and education in the context of design. We want to make a significant contribution to the advancement of design for the common good. Therefore, we implement our own projects, which inspire and promote concrete changes in design education.

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Design course Germany 2023

This publication is dedicated to the common good orientation of design studies. For the first time it brings together the results of a study that examined the contribution of design studies to public value. It also contains an overview of all 375 design courses in Germany (as of 2022).

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White book on the future of design education

The basic work “Designing design education. White book on the future of design teaching" provides insights from five years of scientific research. It is based on the interdisciplinary exchange with over 250 experts from 25 countries.

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