Master in Interior Design in Historic Buildings

60 ETCSScholarships



La fecha de comienzo del Curso 2018 - 2019: Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

The programme is specially designed to continue your studies of Interior Design, although it is accessible from other disciplines and it is open to a wide range of professionals. In accordance with the principles of the European Higher Education Area. Along the programme, Project Based Learning Methodology is used. Learning and Evaluation focused on Adaptive Reuse projects.

The academic director of the Master is Kate Ainslie Williams (MScHistoricConservation, Oxford Brookes University, and external member of the Advisory Panel to Interior Design Department of American Intercontinental University). And other international and national academic and professional teachers.

Teaching Staff

  • Dr. Zaki Aslan

    Doctor Arquitecto especializado en Arquitectura Islámica

  • Paloma Baquero

    Serrano + Baquero

  • Francisco Bou Tomas

    Bou Interiorismo

  • Javier Castellano Pulido

    Cuac Arquitectura

  • Alberto Cobos Álvarez

    Mytaki Arquitectura y Diseño SLP

  • Tomás García Píriz

    Cuac Arquitectura

  • Miguel Ángel Gilabert Campos

    Coordinador del Máster

  • José A. González

  • María Dolores Gutiérrez

  • Bernardino Líndez Vílchez

  • Rosario Moreno-Torres Camy

    Tools Mobiliario

  • Fernando Ortega Camacho

  • Rocío Padilla

  • Julia Ramos

  • Adriana Scaletti Cárdenas

  • Juan Serrano

    Serrano + Baquero


    1º Year

    History of design 2 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Introduction to Historical Heritage. Concept, Guardianship and Intervention Techniques 4 ECTS Annual Theory
    Administrative and legal context of intervention in protected buildings 3 ECTS Annual Theory
    Interdisciplinary character of the intervention in Real Estate Heritage 4 ECTS Annual Theory
    Research techniques and historical contextualization 4 ECTS Annual Theory
    Traditional materials and techniques. Treatments of floors, ceilings, walls, windows and doors. 8 ECTS Annual Theory
    Furniture, ornaments, textiles and surface treatments: wallpaper, paint, plaster, cabinetmaking and fabrics. 7 ECTS Annual Theory
    Adaptive reuse in historic buildings 10 ECTS Annual Theory
    Professional Practice 10 ECTS Annual Theory
    Professional project 10 ECTS Annual Theory
    Investigation project 20 ECTS Annual Theory


    The students of ESADA can enjoy the services of Orientation and Guidance from the start, to focus from the beginning what their interests are and to perform internships from the second year. They will also work on their job placement as a graduate.

    ESADA has an international approach, therefore a language improvement program is included within the training of students, which includes weekly classes of foreign language throughout the four years of the degree.


    The students of ESADA are accompanied by a mentor who will accompany them through their learning process and that will help them to achieve their maximum potential.


    ESADA is the only design school in Andalusia that offers the four design specialties (Graphic, Interiors, Product and Fashion), allowing students to develop in a multidisciplinary environment. This way students acquire a global vision of the design process and fosters them to establish collaborations that enrich their training process.


    Studying Interior Design in Granada has the advantage of being in contact with a vibrant and international city. In Granada you will find a unique blend of:

    • Historical buildings and historic environments part of the world heritage like the Alhambra or the Muslim neighbourhood.
    • A multicultural and international city, where you can enjoy a wide cultural offer (concerts, art museums, exhibitions, etc ...)
    • A privileged natural environment where you can enjoy the ski resort or the Mediterranean coast, both are half an hour away from the city.

    So if you still do not know where to study interior design ESADA is your choice!

    Master in Interior Design in Historic Buildings


    The learning achievements, a true pillar of the European Higher Education Area, not only inform the student but because of their simplicity of writing they also give information to the employer and the rest of society.

    When the student successfully completes this programme, he will be able to:

    • Prepare the products of an interior design project: design schemes and models, drawings and documents adapted to the specific context of historic buildings in a manner adjusted to the standard and level of protection.
    • Recognize the elements of an interior design project in historic buildings, for which it would be necessary to count on the participation of other professionals.
    • Produce interior designs in which traditional techniques and materials are applied or, where appropriate, equivalent contemporaries characterized by their sustainability and respect to the cultural values ​​of the building.
    • Create interior designs for residential, commercial, exhibition-museum, spaces for events in historical buildings.
    • To plan interdisciplinary projects of interior design in historical buildings in all its phases making use of international standards of integrated management of projects applicable in this sector.
    • Select for your supply products marked by sustainability suitable for inclusion in interior designs of historic buildings. Including in the products the materials, furniture, textiles and any other element of the interior design in the historical context.
    • Analyse the practices of reference professionals in the design of interiors in historic buildings in relation to emerging trends in this context.
    • To estimate the importance of the rehabilitation of interiors and the adaptive use of historical buildings in the communities where they are inserted, in their economic, social, environmental and innovation aspects.

    Professional Profile

    • Interior designer specialized in Historiric Buildings.
    • Adaptative Reuse solutions consultant.
    • Project manager: design, supply and execution.
    • Professional practice as freelance or working for a sectorial enterprise.


    The program is specially designed to continue your studies of Interior Design, although it is accessible from other disciplines and is open to a wide range of professionals, which can give the student the direct experience with the collaboration of the real practice.

    Academic Fees and Scholarships

    3900 € Per Year

    As students of an official master programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships from the Ministry of Education for post-compulsory studies.



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