There is a two-year Masters in Interior Architecture & Design in collaboration with the Haute Ecole de Design de Nantes.

From the start of the 2024-2025 academic year, the CAD will also be offering a one-year M.A. in Interior Architecture & Design representing 60 ECTS. This year will lead to a double CAD/Collège de Paris certification, recognized in 180 countries around the world.

The program involves attendance at the school for +/- 25 hours per week and provides the knowledge, techniques and ideas needed to create environments that leave a lasting impression.

The program is divided into 4 stages.

Stage 1:

10-week internship in an architecture, interior architecture, scenography or design office (between July and the end of October 2024).
This internship must be completed by a report that must be submitted to the CAD by the end of November.

Stage 2:

Semester 1:
The course starts on Monday 6 November.
Completion of an overall interior architecture and design project.
Briefing given by the CAD.
This semester is shared with students following the 2-year CAD/MDes Nantes program.
End of the semester and submission of the project: mid-February 2025.

Stage 3:

Semester 2:
First week of March 2025.
Completion of an overall project in interior design/architecture, supported by a thesis and personal research.
Free choice of subject (validated by the CAD).
The year closes with a jury at the end of June.

Stage 4:

A mandatory 3-month internship in architecture, interior architecture, scenography or design office
This internship must be completed by a report which must be submitted to the CAD by the end of December 2025.

HOW CAN I APPLY TO THE CAD?

TUITION :

The tuition fees for the Undergraduates B1/B2/B3 programs and the double degrees M1/M2 are:

EU Students :

The tuition fees are 9,000 EUR per year (8,700 EUR + 300 EUR registration fee*) :

  • 300 EUR + 2,900 EUR i.e. 3,200 EUR (1st third of costs) payable upon registration
  • 2,900 EUR (2nd third of costs) paid by June 30th
  • 2,900 EUR (Final third of costs) paid by September 15th

Non EU Students :

The tuition fees are 10,300 EUR per year (10,000 EUR + 300 EUR registration fee*)

  • 300 EUR + 3,400 EUR i.e. 3,700 EUR payable upon registration
  • 3.300 EUR (2nd third of costs) paid by June 30th
  • 3,300 EUR (Final third of costs) paid by September 15th

For international transfers, bank fees are payable by the sender.

A staggered payment plan is possible for some residents (upon acceptance and subject to a surcharge of 300 EUR).

Tuition fees do not include cultural visits and study trips.

*Registration fee: this amount covers general administrative costs as well as individual insurance (taken out by the CAD) in case of any accident on the school premises.

Bank details of the CAD
– CDP-CAD ASBL – BNP Paribas Fortis : IBAN BE70 0019 6550 3825 – BIC GEBABEBB

Remarks
– The CAD does not accept bank cheques. Tuition fees must be paid into one of the school’s bank accounts. For international transfers, bank charges are at the expense of the originator.
– Tuition fees remain as announced at the time of registration for the entire programme (except for students repeating the first year, if the price increases) unless inflation exceeds 5% per year, in which case the fees will be indexed.
– Since the number of students admitted each year is limited, the full tuition fee is due even in case of withdrawal or exclusion from the course.

Online registration

CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS

In Belgium, private schools can’t deliver state diplomas.

The awarded degrees are certificates which correspond to a Bachelor’s degrees and are credited with 60 ECTS per year.

CAD graduates who choose the MDes receive a double certificate: one from the CAD and one from the Ecole de Design de Nantes (“Diplôme visé contrôlé par l’Etat”).