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27/08/2014 - 15:12

Dear ODTÜ community,

ODTÜ ranked 7th among the “Most Successful 15 Design Schools” of America and Europe according to the Red Dot Design Ranking 2014.

The ranking is based on the Red Dot Awards won by student projects in “Conceptual Design” category in the last 5 years. This year USA , Germany, England, France, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey have  6, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 education institutions in the list, respectively. The Red Dot Design Awards are given since 1955 by Design Zentrum Nordhein Wesfalen in Essen, Germany.

We congratulate and thank our academic staff and units, especially the Industrial Design Department, for granting our university the Red Dot Design Award.


Prof.Dr.Ahmet Acar

Red Dot Design Ranking 2014

Universities – Americas & Europe

1. Umeå Institute of Design | Umeå University Sweden
2. Art Center College of Design USA
3. ENSCI – Les Ateliers France
4. Academy of Art University USA
5. California College of the Arts USA
6. The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) Norway
7. Middle East Technical University (METU) Turkey
8. Savannah College of Art and Design USA
9. Ravensburg University of Cooperative Education Germany
10. Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Germany
10. Pratt Institute USA
10. University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland Switzerland
13. Folkwang University of the Arts Germany
14. Coventry University United Kingdom
14. University of Houston USA