At the d.school, we believe everyone has the potential to become an innovator. No matter what field or industry you’re in, we invite you to immerse yourself in a d.school experience.

We engage with everyone from Stanford faculty, educators, executives, professionals, designers, to students beyond Stanford.

Who can participate in a d.school Program?

A wide range of individuals engage with d.school, both at Stanford and beyond. For Stanford undergraduate and graduate students, we offer interdisciplinary elective classes to complement students' primary fields of study. We also have opportunities for business leaders, career professionals, educators, university students, and practicing designers. It’s our goal to extend the d.school experience to as many people as we can.

does the d.school have opportunities open to the public?

We occasionally offer workshops that are open to the public. Check out our upcoming events or follow us on Twitter @stanforddschool for updates and news.

Our Programs
K12 Lab
We inspire and develop the creative confidence of educators and support innovators catalyzing powerful models for teaching and learning.
Who's this for?
Educators
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Executive Education
We offer programs that inspire new ways of understanding and tackling business challenges, with participants from all fields and industries.
Who's this for?
Executives & Business Leaders
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Fellows in Residence
We have two resident fellowship programs at the d.school: Project Fellows drive systemic change in their field. Teaching Fellows transform the way we teach at the d.school.
Who's this for?
Mid-level Career Professional or Practicing Designers
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University Innovation
A community of students and educators from universities around the world who are leading a movement and becoming agents of change. The University Innovation Fellowship Program offers a fellowship to university students and several workshops for faculty each year.
Who's this for?
University Students & Educators
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Designing for Social Systems
Designing for social change is complex work. It requires considering the many stakeholders and factors that could affect outcomes, having deep understanding of people while seeing the bigger picture, gaining clarity and conviction despite incomplete information, and discovering and choosing ...
Who's this for?
Leaders and practitioners in the nonprofit, philanthropy, government, and social impact fields.
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Teaching & Learning
The d.school’s teaching and learning program is focused on helping people strengthen their creative abilities in order to apply them to the world.
Who's this for?
Students and faculty from all of Stanford’s seven schools
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