Institutional Membership

Universities & Colleges 

Annual fees: AED 10,000  ( universities & colleges  offering design education) 


Institutional Membership connects Faculty and students of universities and colleges with  the interior design community, which includes designers, design associations and industry representatives. This benefit reflects APID's vision to create a strong link between interiors designers, industry and education. APID's outreach also expands to include local and international associations and media partners.



 Membership criteria:

  1. Accreditation from KHDA. Academic City  or Ministry of Higher Education. UAE

  2. List of programs &  courses related to design 

  3. Once an APID member, the faculty & staff from the interior design program have access to APID's benefits at no additional charge.   


Membership Benefits:::


1.        Obtain APID Certificate and Permission to use relevant APID member logo on website and email signature for the full year of the membership

2.        Access to APID events  to network with colleagues, designers, industry, media partners and government bodies through APID event


3.        Promotion on APID's Website by  having a one full promotional page advert-sing their courses , educational activities and student's work

4.        Promotion of  their events  and activities  on APID's social media platform

5.        APID 's Assistance in organizing jury sessions , exhibitions and competitions for students when needed   

6.        Connect with the industry for student internships and jobs

7.        Access to  APID 's Private Design hub 


Complimentary memberships : 2 faculty members 

All other faculty members can acquire professional memberships with a50% discount on professional membership fee.

Faculty Member Annual Dues according to APID's Annual Calendar : AED 500


student chapter

Each member university and college can have a student chapter of APID 

All student can be part of the student chapter by getting 50% discount on the student fee.

Student Member Annual Dues according to APID's Annual Calendar : AED 150