ELISAVA is first school of design, an internationally oriented educational and research institution affiliated with Pompeu Fabra University. The school is situated in Barcelona and is home to around 2,200 students and more than 800 teachers.
ELISAVA has been merged with Pompeu Fabra University since 1995. In 2000, ELISAVA won a National Innovation and Design Award. In 2013, the magazine Domus ranked it among the top design and architecture schools in Europe.
ELISAVA promotes knowledge, research, development, and innovation in all the fields revolving around design, engineering, and communication. This is achieved by means of an academic training that prepares the students to meet professional challenges at an international level, promoting the relationship of our community with the business sector, as well as with institutions and nowadays society. In this way, the School ensures the student’s viability to transform themselves and grow in a global and changing environment.