The business of fashion is a whole concept that needs maximum attention for those who are born for it. Either it’s about designers, models, photographers, videographers, assistants, personal shoppers, the talents worldwide should attend the best fashion schools.
Italy has long been known as one of Europe’s main trendsetters, due to its history of political power in classical times as well as its cultural power in the Renaissance era. Cities such as Florence, Milan, Rome, Naples and Venice have all been recognized as fashion centers. Milan’s minimalist fashion houses of the 1980s, made the whole country an international fashion destination.
Today, we talk about the TOP Fashion Schools in ITALY, one o the big capitals of the fashion world.
#1. Istituto Marangoni
The Instituto Marangoni is split across 3 campuses, but the main campus is based in Milan and the other 2 are in London and Paris. The school has over 2.000 students across all 3 campuses and offers courses in fashion design, fashion business, fashion buying, brand management and fashion promotion. Depending on the program, tuition fees range from EU€13.900 (US$17.670) to EU€19.000 (US$24.550). The fashion school had Franco Moschino and Domenico Dolce as alumni and reports a 90% placement rate after graduation. Read more about Istituto Marangoni.
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#2. Politecnico di Milano
Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is the largest school of architecture, design and engineering in Italy, with almost 40.000 students enrolled. The school offers an undergraduate program in fashion design and a master’s program in “Design for the Fashion System”. Read more about Politecnico di Milano.
#3. Brera Accademia di Belle Arti
Brera Accademia di Belle Arti (from Milan), is a fine arts academy for Painting, Sculpture, Graphics, Decoration, theatrical scenography, art restoration, art appraisal, communications and teaching. There is also an Erasmus program. Read more about Brera Accademia di Belle Arti.
#4. Accademia Costume & Moda
This accademy offers courses in fashion communications and media as well as master courses in high fashion design, leather and accessories, knitwear, theatrical costumes, fashion jewelry and not only. For a complete carreer in fashion, you may choose intensive courses in photography, fashion communication, pattern making, jewelry, fashion marketing and merchandising. Summer course and executive training courses are also offered. Read more about Accademia Costume & Moda
#5. Domus Academy
Domus Academy was founded by Gianfranco Ferré, in 1983 and offers studies in fashion, architecture, design and business. It offers courses and master’s degrees in fashion design, fashion management, luxury brand management and fashion styling & visual merchandising. Summer courses are also available. Read more about Domus
#6. IED – Istituto Europeo di Design
Business Of Fashion 2016 ranked IED’s Fashion School in the top 50 globally. IED offers courses in fashion design, design research, fashion jewelry and interior design. If you choose to study in Milan, you should knowthat the classes are in English. There is also a Florence campus offering fashion marketing. Read more about IED
#7. NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano
NABA has a wide portfolio in fashion design theory, innovative fabrics, new technologies and manufacturing processes, fashion styling and communication for advertising and editorials. Read more about NABA
#8. POLIMODA of Florence
Considered to be the best fashion institute in Italy, POLIMODA of Florence is in the top 10 in the world. It offers graduate programs in fashion, fashion design and technology, art direction and design management, leather technology as well as master programs in Collection and Accessories design. Seasonal courses are also available abd the courses are in English. Read more about Polimoda
#9. Università IUAV of Venice
International Exchange Programms are currently being offered in cooperation with 130 European universities. Under-graduate programs in fashion design and multimedia arts and graduate degrees fashion and visual arts are offered at this prestigious design school from Venice. Read more about IUAV of Venice
Which one would you choose?