A globally unique exhibition of innovation, inventions and technology that will transform our future [...]

24 October | 2 - 9pm
25 - 28 October | 10am - 9pm
29 October | 9am - 6pm
Building 6, Atrium, Dubai Design District (d3)

A globally unique exhibition of innovation, inventions and technology that will transform our future, all showcased by the world’s next generation of design talent. With more than 145 projects from 50 of the leading universities in 30 countries on six continents, the Global Grad Show is the largest and most diverse gathering of designers ever to take place and will offer unparalleled insight into the visions of the designers of the future, and a glimpse into our world as it might be tomorrow.

The 50 participating schools are:

Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland) 

American University in Dubai (Dubai, UAE)

American University of Sharjah (Sharjah, UAE)

Anhui University of Technology (Ma'anshan, Anhui, China)

Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, USA) 

Auckland University of Technology (Auckland, New Zealand)

Centro (Mexico City, Mexico) 

Design Academy Eindhoven (Eindhoven, Netherlands)

ECAL (Renens, Switzerland)

École de design Nantes Atlantique (Nantes, France)

École Supérieure d'Art et Design de Saint-Étienne (Saint-Étienne, France)

Eindhoven University of Technology (Eindhoven, Netherlands)

Emily Carr University of Art + Design (Vancouver, Canada)

FH Joanneum (Graz, Austria)

German University in Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)

Higher Institute of Industrial Design (Havana, Cuba)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hung Hom, Hong Kong)

Ibero-American University (Mexico City, Mexico) 

Istituto Europeo di Design (Milan, Italy)

KAIST (Daejeon, Republic of Korea)

Keio University (Tokyo, Japan)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Thuwal, Saudi Arabia)

Limerick Institute of Technology (Limerick, Republic of Ireland)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, USA) 

Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) 

National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico)

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taipei, Taiwan)

National University of Singapore (Singapore, Singapore)

Northeastern University  (Boston, USA) 

NYU Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi, UAE)

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Lima, Peru)

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Pratt Institute (New York, USA)

Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, USA)

Royal College of Arts (London, United Kingdom)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Victoria)

Samsung Art and Design Institute (Seoul, Korea)

Santa Catarina State University (Florianópolis, Brazil)

Srishti Institute (Bangalore, India)

Tshwane University of Technology (Pretoria, South Africa)

Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)

Umeå Institute of Design (Umeå, Sweden)

University of the Arts Bremen (Bremen, Germany)

University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK)

University of Design Schwäbisch Gmünd (Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany)

University of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico)

University of Illinois Chicago (Chicago, USA)

University of Wuppertal (Wuppertal, Germany)

UPC Barcelona Tech (Barcelona, Spain)

VCU Qatar (Ar-Rayyan, Qatar)