Design the Dakar car of the longer term and win an IAAD. Scholarship!

IAAD Iveco Group Dakar Future Design Contest Poster

IAAD. – Istituto d’Arte Applicata e Design in collaboration with IVECO GROUP have launched a contest to award scholarships for the Bachelors course in Transportation Design, which is able to start in October 2023.

The scholarships supplied by the Turin-based College – devoted to worldwide college students solely (residents exterior Italy) – are six in all and are characterised by various kinds of protection: two with 50% protection of Attendance charge and 4 overlaying 25% of Attendance charge.

The Enrollment Charge (€ 1,200) nonetheless stays obligatory.

The Deadline for submission is Might 31, 2023.


This yr, IAAD. is proud to collaborate with Iveco Group for the growing of the Bachelor class thesis challenge 2022/23.

IAAD Iveco Group Dakar Future Design Contest

On the identical time, the following IAAD. college students who’re eager about attending the Bachelor in Transportation design, are challenged to think about an IVECO car to take part within the subsequent Dakar Rally Raid with electrical/ hydrogen propulsion.


“Dakar goes Electrical…”
In 2021, the Dakar introduced the launch of the vitality transition programme referred to as “Dakar Future”.
The goal of this collaboration IAAD. – IVECO is to spotlight the following future along with younger abilities specializing in the Iveco Group declare: “On the highway to a brand new vitality future”.

IAAD Iveco Group Dakar Future Design Contest Design Sketching on Wacom

What are we asking you to do?

You will have been assigned to think about an IVECO car to take part within the new period of the Dakar Rally with electrical/ hydrogen propulsion with three totally different layouts. You may select just one proposal:

Draft/proposal n° 1: RACE
Race car with 4 wheels, may be of any measurement.
Should be capable to carry 3 folks (2 drivers 1 technician), spare components, 2 spare wheels.

Draft/proposal n° 2: ASSISTANCE & CHARGING
A help car which may help groups; it may be usable as a cell workshop for emergency intervention in addition to a charging service.

The thought should take a cue from the structure of a medium/heavy car.

Draft/proposal n° 3: FIRST AID
A rescue car offered to the group, helpful in case an accident.

It should be taken as a primary mannequin Iveco Every day 4×4 Electrical


IAAD Iveco Group Dakar Future Design Contest Iveco Dakar Truck

In an effort to enter the competition, candidates should submit the applying by filling-in the shape connected to the competition official guidelines and sending it again with the challenge. The finished Entry Type may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected].

The jury will consider originality, the number of the design themes, the power to visualise design options and the general high quality of the work submitted.

The submission deadline is Might 31, 2023. The official announcement of the scholarship winners shall be made the week after the deadline indicated.

The creators of one of the best initiatives shall be interviewed by IAAD’s Steering Workplace.

For more information you possibly can write to [email protected].


click on right here to obtain the official guidelines and software kind in PDF format



IAAD. – Istituto d’Arte Applicata e Design – is likely one of the most necessary Greater Schooling Institutes in Italy and Europe within the discipline of design.

IAAD. is a neighborhood that cultivates the dialogue between folks, respecting individuality and variety.

It nurtures in curious minds the braveness to dare, to fail, to hunt authentic options, to redefine the foundations.

It searches the depths of humanistic tradition for the ideas that information the artwork of design and teaches find out how to apply them.

It believes within the energy of creativeness to revamp actuality.

The scholar is on the middle of the didactic exercise that mixes each a cultural and sensible method.

The examine program concludes with the scholar’s thesis challenge in addition to a gaggle one, aimed on the creation of a portfolio that turns into the passport to enter the skilled work place.

90% of IAAD. college students discover employment inside one yr of commencement due to having:

– greater than 200 professors, established professionals from the world of design;

– an in depth collaboration with a community of worldwide companion corporations;

– a targeted job placement service that ensures over 3000 interviews per yr.

Becoming a member of IAAD. means being a part of a world community headed by AD Schooling, a frontrunner in France amongst the personal entities associated to educating design and utilized arts and one of many main protagonists on this sector in Europe.

The Group has 20 faculties, 70 campuses, 35,000 college students, 2,500 academics and an built-in educating system in 5 languages consisting of about 150 programs divided between the three-year and Masters programs.

IAAD’s Educational Diploma in Transportation Design

For over forty years, IAAD. has been coaching designers who carry innovation, magnificence and elegance to the car, bike and yacht mobility sectors.

Along with technical expertise, the coaching course cultivates the essential spirit and the power to think about the brand new mobility eventualities that meet the problem of sustainability and digitalization.

IAAD Iveco Group Dakar Future Design Contest Sketching on Wacom


Iveco Group is a worldwide automotive chief energetic within the Industrial & Specialty Automobiles, Powertrain, and associated Monetary Providers arenas.
As a serious participant within the world transport world, Iveco is a world chief within the improvement, manufacture, advertising and servicing of an enormous vary of sunshine, medium and heavy business automobiles.
The corporate was based in 1975 by the union of 5 corporations in three European international locations.
Iveco has at all times been a number one participant within the discipline of innovation.
The Group is exploring methods to make the most of its consolidated digital product platform because it pertains to the broadest ecosystem for the transport of products and folks.

(Supply: IAAD)