The purpose of Cumulus is to promote design education, creativity and innovation. Its activity is wholly apolitical. It works to promote training, research and, more generally, higher education for the development of knowledge of creative art. Its approach thus consists in pooling experience in a universal spirit of sharing.
Organizes: conferences (2 a year), hosted by members institutions; seminars; workshops; exhibitions in connection with conferences; working groups; design competitions. Jointly organized MA-programmes; disseminates information; networking.