Founded in 1982 and located at the heart of Paris (France), Autograf is a school that specialises in design and applied arts, which offers quality initial training or work-study programmes.

Drawing on its experience, dynamism and expertise, the teaching staff at Autograf provides students with excellent education, in order to enable them to develop their creativity, confidence and a critical mind. This modest-sized school individually supervises and supports its students to enable them to become seasoned, responsive professionals.

Autograf places international focus at the heart of its DNA and wishes to provide its students with the possibility of gaining exposure to the world and to various visions of artistic creation, thanks to many partnerships and international diplomas.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.


Other programmes and certificates:

  • Applied Arts: MANAA
  • Graphic Design: Multimedia Layout and Graphic Designer - BTS Graphic Design: Communication and Print Media option - Artistic Director in Graphic Design: Graphic Creation option or Advertisement Creation option - International Master of Art Director in Graphic Design - Major in Graphic Design or Major in Creative Advertising - International Bachelor in Graphic Design - Major in Communication Design and Print Media
  • Digital Design: Interactive Media Developer and Integrator - BTS Graphic Design: Communication and Digital Media option - Artistic Director in Graphic Design: Digital and Interactive Creation Option - International Master of Art Director in Graphic Design – Major in Digital Design - International Bachelor in Graphic Design - Major in Communication Design and Digital Media
  • Spatial Design and Interior Architecture: BTS Interior Design - Interior Designer Architect - International Master of Interior Design Architect - Major in Scenography or Major in Interior Design - International Bachelor in Interior Design
  • Video Game Art / 3D: Artistic Director in Graphic Design: Video Game Creation option - International Master of Art Director in Graphic Design - Major in Video Game Design - International Bachelor in Video Game Art
  • Responsible Global Design: International Bachelor in Responsible Global Design


Autograf is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).


International exchange programmes:
  • Autograf arranges outings, study trips, internships, conferences and workshops in France and abroad (Japan, Canada, China, Algeria, Mexico, etc.).
French as a Foreign Language (FLE): 
  • The school offers two FLE classes (French as a foreign language): FLE Art and FLE Design.



  • Scalable school
  • Initial training or work-study programme
  • Personalised guidance for searching for internships
  • Erasmus+ programme
  • A network of international partner schools that provide the students the possibility of completing a semester or academic year in another country, overseas internships and participation in international workshops.
  • Personalised pedagogical supervision
  • Premises covering 2000 m2 right in the middle of Paris with self-service printers, plotters and computers.
  • Qualified and professional trainers
  • Certified ISQ OPQF and NF Professional and Continuing Education Services



Number of students: 400 - Percentage or number of foreign students: 20% - Number of teaching staff: Over 100 lecturers - Percentage of international lecturers: 10% - Partnerships: Over 500 partner companies - Accreditations: Autograf is certified ISQ OPQF and NF Professional and Continuing Education Services - Contact for registration: contact@autograf.fr