Department of Design
With over 400 students and 200 members of staff, the Department of Design (DDE) is one of Switzerland’s leading teaching and research institutions for design. The department is divided into seven subject areas where teaching, research, further education and services are conducted. Research at the Department of Design covers a range of perspectives – from basic and applied research to spin-off projects.
Immersive Arts Space
The Immersive Arts Space is a university-wide tech lab that serves as a research, teaching and production platform. The aim of the IA Space is the implementation of innovative and interdisciplinary projects in the context of a technologically-supported artistic examination of immersion, virtuality and simulation. The activities in the IASpace are oriented towards contemporary aesthetic and methodological directions in international design and art. They are based on a transdisciplinary approach and a critical stance.