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About DDA

Explore. Enhance. Empower.

Moulding dreamers into designers


Our Vision

Dubai Design Academy is devoted to establishing Dubai’s position as the world’s leading centre for innovation in jewellery.


Our Mission

Dubai Design Academy is committed to creating future jewellery designers, makers and entrepreneurs that will lead the industry. The academy aims to achieve this by setting a higher standard of excellence in research, training, and development, as well as utilising its partnerships, access to industry leaders, institutions and technologies to empower the industry leaders of tomorrow.

Brought to you by DMCC

World’s no. 1 free zone

Voted as the ‘Global Free Zone of the year for seven years in a row by the Financial Times fDi magazine, DMCC is the ideal place for aspiring entrepreneurs to grow their business in Dubai and beyond.

1200 industry experts

As an initiative of DMCC, Dubai Design Academy students gain immediate access to a wide international network of professionals across the jewellery industry.

Affiliated with the Dubai Government

Upon successful completion of our courses, students will receive a certificate with the official Dubai Government stamp.