The aim of the university Bachelor’s study programme Design of the first cycle is to educate a product designer, a creative, critically thinking personality of a broad outlook that is capable of creating innovative design conceptions, competitive products, which solve real problems related to social, cultural, functional or economic needs of individuals; to impart theoretical and practical knowledge and the fundamentals of research work necessary to carry out the professional activity of a designer or necessary to access to further studies of the second cycle (Master’s programme).

The Design study programme seeks to create culture of design on the basis of traditions and new ideas, new research methods, constant discussions about all the aspects of design – social, cultural, economic, ecological or technological, as well as the project activity based on artistic/scientific investigations, tutorials, and a qualified and critical assessment.

The Department of Design is constantly changing, renewing itself, analysing and assessing local and international trends and challenges in design development. It seeks to form an interdisciplinary attitude towards both the speciality of a designer and different industries and initiatives directed towards solving human problems and to provide a wide field to various design activities in which both the students and lecturers could define their personal creative position.