School of Form at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities - SWPS


Design at the School of Form

School of Form offers a 3.5-year full-time Design course, after which students obtain a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS). Each year consists of 30 weeks, divided into 2 semesters – winter and summer. Most of the classes are conducted in a form of thematic modules, which can last a day, a week or even up to 2 months.

School of Form has:

  • Poland’s best study programme according to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education;
  • an excellent and renowned team of lecturers;
  • modern and well-equipped workshops and studios;
  • a superb cooperative relationship with many Polish and international companies.

The unique study programme combines project work and an education in the humanities which has been developed by our team of experts led Lidewij Edelkoort, chairwoman of the Design Academy in Eindhoven (1999-2008), strategic director and mentor of School of Form.

School of Form is open to everyone ‒ tinkerers, analysts, computer programmers, people with a love for DIY ‒ and will help you develop, add to, improve and utilise your skills and interests.

If you wish to influence changes in the world, to improve people’s quality of life, and understand and satisfy the needs of today’s society, the School of Form is for you.

What happens after you finish studying?

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education decided to add the ‘Design’ programme to the list of ‘wanted’ study programmes. It felt the Polish economy would benefit from a greater number of better-qualified designers.

After completing your degree at School of Form, you will join a select group of sought-after specialists who are well-prepared for a career in design, in the broadest sense of the word, as well as its related fields, depending on your area of specialisation.

Students of School of Form are taught and prepared to work both alone and in design teams, helping you find your own path in the world of design.



School of Form,
Głogowska Street 18

60-734 Poznań, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland

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