The Università Iuav di Venezia is focused on fashion, industrial design, graphics, arts and multimedia events, as well as design of living space and environments. In the BA and MA programs in fashion design innovative design instruction is combined with theoretical studies.
The Royal College of Art in London is the world’s most influential postgraduate university of art and design. Specializing in teaching and research, it offers degrees across the disciplines of fine art, applied art, design, communications and humanities.
A small, independent community of teachers, staff and students that educate one another with focus on research, concept, autonomy and authorship. With individual qualities, critical attitude and curiosity, students become influential artists and designers in a societal realm.
The school is a global leader in design education, with programs that span the disciplines of design and fine arts. With the launch of its innovative fashion design program in 1906, Parsons is credited with the rise of the Seventh Avenue, the epicentre of American fashion.
The Institute of Fashion Design, HGK/FHNW Basel, sees culture, art and design as an indispensable means to critically question the present. It encourages students to break away from conventions and develop their own language as fashion designers.
The Institute of Design and Fine Arts’s fashion design degree program is one of the top programs in Finland. The education is based on aesthetics and environment as the core philosophy behind creative industrial and entrepreneurial design thinking.
The school was founded in 1748, but the relatively young fashion department has a fresh and dynamic approach to fashion education. It sees fashion as both an art and a trade, and educates students in the two fields alike.
The Fashion Design program has a progressive focus and emphasises professionalism and quality in design, technique and craftsmanship within the profession. The program addresses the need for students to develop their own world of ideas, personal vision and style.
Geneva University of Art and Design is a new urban school of art on the international stage. Practical and intellectual know-how are the two pillars of an education that rejects all dogmatism to favour a critical understanding of the contemporary world.
A leader in career education in art, design, and business that draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. With close ties to the fashion industry, it offers hands-on experience relevant to today’s rapidly changing marketplace.
Through its five year degree program and a dozen doctoral-level research programs The École offers a wealth of intellectual, creative, and artistic opportunities in a multidisciplinary context of partnership and innovation.
ECA is a place of experimentation, exploration and exciting collaborations. Renowned for producing exceptional graduates, ECA’s fashion program focuses on social responsibility and thoughtful design.
The school was founded in 1871 and is the largest art school in the Nordic countries. With its ability to combine tradition with new thinking students are specialised in strong artistic and technical skills.
Polimoda International Institute of Fashion Design & Marketing is an Italian centre of excellence, recognised worldwide for its high quality, fashion-oriented didactic programs.
The Institute has grown along with the growth of Italian fashion, constantly updating its formation programmes. Nowadays Istituto Marangoni, with headquarters in Milan, Paris and London, enables students to learn fashion where the greatest designers work.
The School of the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne was founded in 1927. Over the years students like Issey Miyake, Karl Lagerfeld and Lars Nilsson has been trained here.
The IFM enables students to follow high-level professionalizing programs in both management and design. It’s supported by some of the largest fashion brands like Yves Saint Laurent.
Kolding School of Design is a university located in eastern Jutland, Denmark. While philosophy, art history and ethics are taught as part of the school’s curriculum, the school’s education is for the most part oriented towards craft and conceptual work.
The School of Drawing and Art Industry was founded in 1875 by the Danish Women’s Society. Today it’s a modern, business-oriented design school where new partnerships, ambitious visions and new technologies go hand in hand.
The Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe. The training provided by the fashion department stimulates innovation, and the schools philosophy is that clothing reflects society or, adversely, questions it.
The Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels of La Cambre is a Brussels-based School of Art and Design that offers a wide array of educational programs. It is one of Europe’s leading schools for architecture, design and fashion.
At ArtEZ Fashion Design, a team of around twenty professionals teach more than 125 national and international students. Along with their educational commitments most of the teachers also pursue a careers in the fashion industry.
AMFI has a Reality School concept and develops real-life initiatives such as Individuals, an own brand which sells in key retailers in the Netherlands, ByAmfi, a statement store in Amsterdam and a yearly magazine that is sold in 20 countries worldwide.
Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee is an Art University with a strong Bauhaus tradition. Alumni from the Department of Fashion Design have been amongst the winners of many prestigious design awards and the school is an avant-garde talent factory.
Universität der Künste Berlin, or the Berlin University of Arts, was founded over 300 years ago. The school is one of the biggest, most diversified and traditional universities of the arts in Germany and the world.
The school places great importance on its unique tradition, which combines traditional fine arts training with innovative and cutting edge design instruction as well as broad-based theoretical studies.
Kingston’s innovative edge encourages designers to question the role of the fashion designer and the human body in the 21st century. Specialist areas include womenswear, menswear, knitwear and wearable technologies.
The school is known for its design philosophy and strong links with the fashion industry, and is recognized as one of the UK’s top universities in preparing students for work in the demanding fashion industry.
Founded in 1906 London College of Fashion’s work centers on the development of ideas: its staff and students use fashion alongside historical and cultural practices to challenge social, political and ethical agendas.
Central Saint Martins is a legendary school, and there are more than a few urban legends about the school’s history. Central Saint Martins has become one of the largest providers of arts and design education in the world, and has several successful former students.
A college with passionate ambition and a strong connection to the fashion scene. The creativea tmosphere of the college might seem a bit bohemic, but underneath you find fervent ambitions and strong connections to the fashion scene.
The Swedish School of Textiles began as a weaving school in the mid 19th century, and has since developed into a multidisciplinary research institute. The school maintains an extensive network of contacts internationally.