Reference network for higher education in the creative industries

Icônes brings together institutions of applied arts chosen for their high level of academic and artistic standards. Its purpose : to offer each student, according to his or her discipline, the guarantee of a training adapted to each artistic profession,  and a successful professional integration.


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students in France and Canada




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Diversity, Ecology, Equal Opportunity, CSR… These are some of the values that each of our member schools share.


Highlighting the work of our students and alumni is a vocation.

Academic excellence

Our teams think and adapt the educational programs, in order to facilitate the success of our students and their professional integration.

Strong brands

Icônes network has grown over the years, integrating art schools recognized for their high standards and committed to the success of their students.

Privileged study frameworks

Our eco-responsible establishments are located in welcoming and dynamic regional metropolises, both culturally and professionally.

Professional recognition

Close ties with companies, which benefit our current and former students.

A strong mutual vocation.

Cinema, 3D, photography, illustration, visual communication, multimedia, design… Whatever the creative discipline, Icônes brings together art schools selected for their high standards and performance.

Recognized diplomas.

Each of our schools of applied arts delivers diplomas recognized by the State and by industry professionals. They provide trainings that are regularly updated according to the evolution of market demands and new technologies.

A shared ambition.

Our art schools distinguish themselves by their high exam success rates. National and international prizes award our students’ work every year. It is also the result of an individualized pedagogical approach.

A step towards professional life.

We are committed to transforming each individual’s abilities, according to his or her personality and discipline, into skills recognized in the artistic industry.


Premium environments.

Our schools of applied arts are located in welcoming and dynamic regional metropolises, both culturally and professionally.

Our students are welcomed in spacious buildings, designed by renowned architects and sometimes backed by real campuses. Special care is also taken in the selection and renewal of the creative tools at their disposal. At the heart of the pedagogy, the courses are enhanced and enriched by conferences, workshops and master classes led by renowned creatives. Because allowing our students to grow and blossom is also a guarantee of success.

Strong brands