Accademia Costume & Moda, 50 years of excellency in the fields of fashion and costume design education, offering a variety of subject related courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Situated within the historical heart of Rome for a specific reason: fashion is culture. Costume and Fashion are two essential pillars of our philosophy and we combine them with history, theory and research underpinning the experimentation, craftsmanship, design and product. In the last 50 years many world-renowned creative directors and designers have graduated from the Accademia. Our courses are arduous, preparing students well for the industry with an employment rate of 89%.
Undergraduate Degree Costume & Fashion:
A unique curriculum, that combines costume, fashion, four historical and contemporary perspectives. Excellent industry links, factory and archive visits, unique learning resources such as historical library and new fabric recourse library make the accademia a dynamic but nurturing environment to study.
Postgraduate: We reflect our Genius Loci, Rome being renowned for Italian couture, “Made in Italy” of luxury brands, accessory deign and still houses world-renowned costumiers.
Alta Moda (Couture), Accessory Design, Costume Design.
Currently our fashion courses are in collaboration with two of Italy’s most prestigious brand;
For over 40 years, Accademia della Moda IUAD (Institute of Universal Art and Design) has been working in fashion and design academic disciplines. it is now a reference point for young people who want to have a career in design and artistic branch, and they can choose among a range of different courses. .
Teaching starts from marketing research to industrial design in fabrics, clothing, and footwear field, as well as for interior design, by using the most updated CAD systems. All courses have practical application on job market, and their contents correspond to the real market needs.
Teachers include experts on fashion and design industry. Their role is to give students the right competences and skills to properly address the world of work, and update the study plan every year. The common goal of Academia's courses is to let students acquire skills and tools necessary for placement in the fashion and design world , educating highly specialised figures in all branches , who will be able to conform to different work reality, such as industries, fashion studios, craft workshops, or on the freelance market.
Istituto Europeo di Design was founded in 1966 by Francesco Morelli. For fifty years it has been operating in the fields of education and research in the disciplines of Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management. IED is now an Italian international excellence and partnerships with leading companies are an essential factor in its educational strategy. It welcomes students with different nationalities and cultures to all its 11 campuses in 3 countries
Istituto Marangoni was founded in 1935 in Milano as ‘Istituto Artistico dell’Abbigliamento Marangoni’ and in 2015 it reached a special milestone, 80 years of history and success in training the top professionals of Fashion and Design. Istituto Marangoni can praise itself for the education of four generations of students from five continents and for having launched over 45,000 professionals in fashion and luxury fields, such as Domenico Dolce (Dolce & Gabbana) and Franco Moschino.
It currently educates 4,000 students per year from 106 countries at its schools, located in Milano (the School of Fashion and the School of Design), Paris, London and Shanghai, the international capitals of fashion, design and luxury. The second Istituto Marangoni in China is opening in September in Shenzhen, the key reference point for clothing and furniture production. Also in September, a new school will be inaugurated in Firenze, the meeting point between art and culture.
Polimoda is known worldwide for its independence in thinking and action by combining business and design. Considered by The Business of Fashion as the best fashion institute in Italy, and amongst the top ten in the world, Polimoda balances the know-how of Italian design and production with an international vision.