Published on 14 October 2016

The agreement appeared on 26 October in El Periódico de Aragón. The press release also appears in the digital version of the newspaper.

Artistic creativity, social design and artistic skills are at the heart of this agreement.

On 5 September 2016, the following was signed 


The purpose of this agreement is to establish the lines of collaboration between the Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón, ESDA and ATADES in aspects related to art, design, social design and culture.

 The Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón, ESDA and ATADES will be able to collaborate in activities such as:

The celebration of meetings, conferences and congresses aimed at the exchange of information between specialists, teachers, students and staff of ESDA and ATADES centres in the fields of artistic creativity, design and intellectual disability.

Academic recognition of their participation as a member of the free configuration credits or as complementary academic activities, in accordance with ESDA regulations in activities organised by one or both parties as free configuration ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits..

Collaboration in activities of research.

The preparation and implementation of training activities aimed at training and raising awareness among ESDA students about the possibilities, abilities and needs of people with intellectual disabilities.

The realisation of practices of students.

The joint edition of publications.

The dissemination of the activities of both institutionsThe project is aimed at both within the two organisations and at the general public.

Collaboration in the design and implementation of artistic projects of scientific, social and cultural interest between the two entities. These projects may combine the creative work of ESDA students and that of the users and students of ATADES centres.

The development of activities and exercises for ESDA students who may be able to be evaluable by ESDA teachers, which fit into the curriculum established by law and appear in the Didactic Guide of the subject from which they are proposed. Counting on the collaboration and/or participation of the users and technicians of ATADES or its Special Employment Centres.

Collaboration for the training and elaboration of disability-related content under the parameters of social design and universal design for the proposal of new optional subjects for ESDA students.

Collaboration in the implementation of the Final Degree Projects o Master's Thesis with the students of the Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón, ESDA.