Five reasons to pursue MDDI

Take a look at some of the reasons why MDDI is a revolutionary program in the field of design and technology

  • Jan 15, 2024

1. Be part of a global community

By joining MDDI, you can become an active member of the Fab City network, get in contact with the different Fab Labs around the globe, and join the current student and alumni networks of Fab Lab Barcelona and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. These networks allow you to engage in fruitful collaborations, exchange ideas, and forge lifelong connections. MDDI students can also travel to different nodes to learn, collaborate and develop projects and assignments with their classmates worldwide.

2. Acquire cutting-edge skills and tools

MDDI has set up a diverse and high-end group of international faculty that varies from makers, scholars, activists, entrepreneurs, policymakers and researchers in the most advanced topics related to MDDI’s agenda. Empowering participants to analyze, experiment and implement design-driven innovation at the local level. Our education program equips you with a comprehensive toolkit of skills and methodologies to effect tangible change within our Fab City ecosystem.

3. Put local knowledge into practice

We firmly believe in harnessing the power of technology to drive innovation. Through MDDI, you will gain expertise in a wide range of tools, from AI to Arduino, enabling you to address pressing challenges and shape sustainable solutions. You will learn while you’re making an impact in your local contexts.

4. Balance your professional and personal life

The methodological structure of MDDI is tailored to accommodate students who wish to balance their studies with their jobs or personal projects. With a weekly commitment of up to 20 hours, combining both lecture and work hours, and monthly workshops amounting to 15 hours per week, students can seamlessly navigate their learning journey while effectively managing the challenges and growth opportunities presented by their personal, professional, and academic pursuits.

5. International European Accreditation (ECTS)

The Master in Design for Distributed Innovation is a fully accredited Master’s program by the public University of Lleida, offering 60 ECTS. Also, it reflects the highly international academic standards from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, offering students to receive a fully accredited European Master’s degree in their own countries without having to travel or spend significant amounts of resources by living abroad and become part of a global network that challenges traditional educational paradigms.

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Jan 15, 2024