BAU Design College of Barcelona

BAU Design College of Barcelona is a university school offering the Bachelor Degree in Design (Graphic Design, Media Design, Interior Design and Fashion). Affiliated with the University of Vic–Central University of Catalonia and located in the [email protected] of Barcelona, BAU also offers official Master and Postgraduate degrees, summer courses in design, and a Doctoral school. Our mission: to train new generations of designers able to understand, transform, and improve the world.

At BAU we extend and improve our space to make it more modern, comfortable and functional every day. At 9000 square meters, the school boasts all types of equipment for the purpose of design training: theory classrooms, conference rooms, rooms specifically for projects, artistic expression workshop, modeling workshop, silkscreening workshop, sewing workshop, pattern-making workshop, typography workshop, photography shooting spaces, darkroom, computer rooms, @ spaces, library, in-house supply store, printing services, cafeteria, exhibit spaces, and Wi-Fi, among other resources. Moreover, BAU has an R+D group with five lines of research based on Design and Social Transformation (GREDITS)

Also firmly committed to accessibility, all areas at Bau are adapted for people with reduced mobility.



Full-time, one academic year, June to September


Graphic and visual communication
Audiovisual, interior, and fashion design
Interactive design
New Media
Experimental design
Design Thinking
Design Managament

notable alumni

The Others Studio
Albert Ibañez
Joan Ros

visiting artists

Tim Allen
Boris Bidjan-Saberi
Isabel Lopez
Barry Purves
Conrad Roset