Would you like to learn more about Scuola Italiana Design, the curriculum, collaborations with Companies, Workshops, Camps and Master Projects? You can participate in one of our Discover SIDs!
The Discover SID service, consists of a series of collective training meetings to respond to all students who want to join the SID world.
Discover SID is a free meeting available:
– in ONLINE format (every Thursday via the Zoom platform)
– in OFFLINE format (one Thursday a month at the Scuola Italiana Design office)
Discover SID Online
By booking the DISCOVER SID online we will meet on the ZOOM platform.
The group session will be run by one of our Admission Managers, who will tell you about our Study Plan and all the school’s activities.
To him you can address your questions and curiosities.
Upon completion of the online presentation you will be able to register for our Online Admission Test to finalize your enrollment at Scuola Italiana Design.
All additional information will be provided to you by our Secretariat when we receive the reservation form that you can fill out below, choosing the date of your DISCOVER SID ONLINE.
Discover SID Offline
Every last Thursday of the month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
At last we can meet again in person: we will meet directly at our Padua office, Corso Stati Uniti 14/bis.
One of our Orientation Officers will be ready to welcome you and all other aspiring Sidders, explain our Three-Year Course in Product Design and Communication, show you student projects, and take you on a tour of the school.
It is an experiential journey through the three-year course in “Product & Communication Design” of Scuola Italiana Design, the first Higher Education Institute established in the Northeast with more than 1,000 graduates and more than 350 companies partnering in training activities.
You will meet SID Teachers, Students and Alumni (Graduates), see labs, projects and workshops that have enabled SID to distinguish itself over these 30 years.
You will learn about the 5 training areas: product, visual, multimedia, management and human science.
Open Day – inSIDe
SID Admission Test
If you have already attended the Discover Sid informational meeting, you can register for the Sid Admission Test online.
The ONLINE Test is administered by theAdmission Manager of Scuola Italiana Design on the ZOOM platform. The Test session lasts 55 minutes, of which50 minutes will be devoted to the conduct of the Test and 5 minutes to any questions the candidate may ask our Admission Manager.
The test is divided into 5 types of questions:
- General Culture (multiple answer)
- Visual Perception (multiple response)
- Descriptive Geometry and Perception of Space (multiple response)
- Concept Analysis and Synthesis (open response)
- Motivational Interview (open response)
Based on the score achieved, the possibilities are:
- direct admission – with a score of 30 or higher
- Admission to the Design Review (the Make-up Test) – scoring between 20 and 29
- non-admission – with a score of 19 or less
the maximum score is 50 points.
SID Admission Test ONLINE
* Remember that booking the Admission Test is allowed only after attending the SID Webinar or an orientation meeting at your high school
The time slots start from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. You will receive the exact time from the SID Secretariat a few days before the selected date.
SID Admission Test OFFLINE
* Remember that booking the Admission Test is allowed only after attending the SID Webinar
Design Review is the remedial test reserved for those who did not achieve direct admission to Scuola Italiana Design. It consists of a practical design test on the topic of Product Design and Communication.
The test assesses the skills of observation, deduction and creative production.
Duration: 1 1/2 hours (Online)
At the end of the test, the result can be:
Admission – Positive test result
Non-admission – negative test result
– There are currently no dates available –
Remember that participation in the Design Review is only for candidates who have taken the SID Admission Test
Enrollment and Payment
Download the Registration Form for the Three-Year Course in Product Design and Communication. Only candidates who have already taken the
with SID Admission Managers.
The Enrollment Form also contains the arrangements for payment of the fee
Do you need to submit the Payment receipt?
Send an email by clicking on the button indicating the CRO number and attaching a copy of the transfer receipt made.
at the Schools
Are you an outbound orientation liaison or a teacher of design-related subjects?
Are you a student and want to introduce us to your classmates?
Throughout the school year, we are available to secondary schools to introduce students in their final years to the institution and its educational offerings.
Request the meeting by writing to us at
Course in Product and Communication Design
“Today there are no more specializations, and being and doing design is a fluid activity, constantly changing and always interconnected.”
The new SID curriculum is designed to empower the student to develop thinking that is capable of expanding.