National Institute for Science, India (2) University of Sunderland, UK (1) University of Botswana (4) National Institute of Design, India (2) Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Qatar (1) Tshwane University of Technology (34) Carnegie Mellon School of Design, USA (1) Lebanese American University, Lebanon (1) Durban University of Technology (13) Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (4) Pennsylvania State University (1) Stadio (7) Writtle School of Design (1) University of South Africa (5) Villioti Fashion Institute (1) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (1) Central Michigan University, USA (1) The Da Vinci Institute (2) University of Pretoria (13) Stellenbosch University (3) Rhodes University (1) Red & Yellow (1) North Dakota State University, USA (2) Cape Peninsula University of Technology (23) University of the Witwatersrand (1) Greenside Design Center (4) University of Johannesburg (83) Vega School (11) University of Southampton, UK (1) Pearson Institute of Higher Education (MGI) (3) UniRitter Design Faculty (1) Vaal University of Technology (22) University of New South Wales (1) Kingston University, UK (3) Polo Universitário, Portugal (1) Independent Institute of Education (1) University of Cape Town (2) Central University of Technology (5) University of Leeds, UK (1) University of Lincoln (2) Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, India (1) North-West University (3) University of Illinois, USA (1) University of Kenya (1) University of North Carolina Wilmington (1) Rhodes University (1) Northumbria University, UK (2) St Andrew’s College (1) Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography (1) Utrecht University, The Netherlands (1) Politecnico di Milano, Italy (1) Nelson Mandela University (21) Inscape Education Group (10) Queensland University of Technology, Australia (1)

DEFSA conferences

DEFSA promotes relevant research with the focus on design + education through its biennial conferences, to promote professionalism, accountability and ethics in the education of young designers. Our next conference is a hybrid event. See above for details.

Critical skills endorsement

Professional Members in good standing can receive a certificate of membership, but DEFSA cannot provide confirmation or endorsement of skills whatsoever. DEFSA only confirm membership of DEFSA which is a NPO for Design Education in South Africa (https://www.defsa.org.za/imagine).