The Design Program at the GIU develops innovation and critical thinking alongside comprehensive communication and technical skills. Interdisciplinary research methods are offered that expand the understanding of the role of design regionally and internationally. Through its distinctive academic content, the program has a practical nature which stimulates students' capacity for reflection, and identifies opportunities to both create new and transform existing experiences in the everyday lives of our society.

Graduates of the Design study program will have solid practical and theoretical knowledge in the fields of graphic design, media design and product design. This will qualify them for a wide range of successful careers in the design industry worldwide, dependent on their design specialization. At present, there is also a rare opportunity to make a profound impact on the developing regional design industries.

The study program Bachelor of Science in Design consists of 7 semesters. Students earn a total of 210 ECTS credit points according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.