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PARENTS

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The Sustainable Design School is an institution focussed on sustainable innovation with entry level after high school.

TO KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SDS

the diploma

After 5 years of study

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The SDS is member of the University Côte d’Azur – labelled Initiative of Excellence (IDEX) – a community of institutions of higher education and research.

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The SDS applies the European Credit Transfer System with the objective to facilitate international mobility.

The SDS grants a diploma of Designer in Sustainable Innovation – Master level

En savoir plus sur le cursus

the job opportunities

FROM INDEPENDENT ENTREPRENEUR TO BEING EMPLOYED IN A MAJOR COMPANY

FREELANCE / STARTUP
AGENCY
ENTREPRISE
maud
MAUD CROUZIER

Assistante de la Création Artistique chez CHANEL
Entreprise française de luxe à Paris
Diplômée en 2015

Francois
FRANÇOIS COUÉ

Designer département Innovation chez IBM
Multinationale américaine présente dans le domaine de l’informatique
Diplômé en 2015

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IRIS ROUSSEL

Entrepreneur, fondatrice de OZ’IRIS SANTÉ
Missions d’innovation pour des entreprises et centres hospitaliers
Diplômée en 2016

Chris
CHRISTOPHE TREVISANI

Designer bateau chez VPLP
Cabinet d’architecture navale français
Diplômé en 2015

PH
PIERRE-HENRY CLOÎTRE

Chef Designer chez PETZL
Matériel de montagne et de sécurité pour l’escalade, l’alpinisme etc.
Diplômée en 2015

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JULIETTE MARTIN

Kansei Designer chez TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE
Constructeur automobile – Bruxelle, Belgique
Diplômée en 2016

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EMERIC ELZIERE

Designer chez SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
Diplômé en 2017

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MEGANE MARTINI

Technology Research Analyst chez ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE R&D
Diplômée en 2017

All alumni

admission

GETTING TO KNOW THE CANDIDATE AND HIS PROJECTS

Whatever your high school major is, you can apply at to our institution for sustainable design.
PRINCIPE
Admission after your certificate of high school

– 1st year level open to all types of high school certificates
– 2nd year level open to students with 60 ECTS from higher education in Art, Design and other disciplines
– 3rd year level open to students with 120 ECTS
– 4th year level open to students with 180 ECTS, or a Bachelor diploma, or Master
– 5th year level open for Master students

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CONDITIONS
After interview and validation of your high school certificate

We put a strong emphasis on your personal presentation, to get a better idea of the candidate and his/her projects. This is an important moment for us to inform the candidate about the professional duties and life of a designer in sustainable innovation and to inform him/her about our study curriculum.

– Individual interview
– Presentation of a portfolio or artistic works
– Questions about professional orientation
– Presentation of former study records

More information about admission

the corporate partnerships

Learning by working on corporate partnership projects

ACQUIRING A PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Right from the first year, the students become part of a team, working on a project, given by a national or international company.

DEVELOPING HIS/HER NETWORK

Through the partnership projects the students are directly linked to the companies with strong ties.

GIVING A DEFINITION TO HIS/HER FUTURE PLAN

During the partnership projects, the students get to know themselves and their preferences much better. This will allow them to have a better view of possible future professional activities.

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our faculty

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH EXPERTISE AND VISION

RECOGNIZED PROFESSIONALS

All our faculty are active professionals, with recognition in their field of activity.

FRENCH & INTERNATIONALS

Their origin is French or from anywhere in around the world. They contribute to the internationalisation of our institution.

CONCRETE & FUNCTIONAL

The experience of our faculty offers a professional and structured approach of the design specificities to our students.

Florian Gautherot
Yacht Designer
Christine Truc Modica
design thinking
Vincent Gaunord
Designer Freelance – Fab Manager
Isabel Cunha
Drawing Teacher
Hervé Bertarione
Rough Teacher
Mara Wylder
Watercolor Teacher
David Morin Ulmann
Philosophy Teacher
Emmanuel Fillot
Artist & Poetic Teacher
Gilles Bellaïche
Industrial Designer / Production Workshop Manager
Lydie Elias
Ergonomist & Sociologist of uses
Pascal Bardel
Industrial design & Partnership Teacher
Olivia Lisicki
Open Innovation & Co-creation
Jean-Marc Fuselier
Perspective Teacher
Indiana Pouilly
Design Manager & Partnership Teacher
Ivan Bellia
“Niaque” & Partnership Teacher
Claire Ery
english teacher
Mahe Gaucherot
Design History Manager
Laurent Bouzige
Diploma Project Manager
(Industrial Design Toyota)

More information about ou staff

financing

TUITION FEES & FINANCIAL PLANS

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Costs
5 years of studies

6 900€ for the first year, 9 600€ for every following year (year 2 to 5). The price includes:
– technical installations
– exchanges and all costs of diploma preparation
– institutional insurance

FINANCIAL PLANS
Several financial plans are offered:

– The endowment fund “Friends of The SDS friends”
– Bank loan with special conditions granted by BNP Paribas
– Grants from the public sector
– OSEO loan – granted by the French government
– Housing aid from CAF & APL

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Différents dispositifs de financement sont disponibles comme le fonds de dotation « The SDS friends »

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