Course Code: IFFD017

Design and Business are even more inseparable.

If you have a design background and want to become an entrepreneur by starting up a business from your own product idea or collection,

if you have an economic background and want to become entrepreneur by heading up specific projects for fashion companies – before maybe opting for a permanent job,

or if you have a family business to take forward, this master program is for you.

Technical Skills

Sourcing, planning, merchandising, developing, presenting and industrializing a collection. Producing and distributing a collection

throughout a horizontal or vertical supply chain. Financing, budgeting, accounting and registering a small business or a single project.

Entrepreneurial Traits

Forecasting, creating, exploiting spot opportunities and taking the risk of change. Analyzing, shaping,

maintaining focus and communicating a clear identity. Networking, negotiating, problem solving,

decision making, leading a creative or business environment.

The program also includes three seminars: 3D technology, corporate culture, emerging markets, three field trips: trade fair,

fashion show, company, and two professional projects: launching a new collection and starting up a new business,

as well as participation in various international guest lectures.


Course’s Language: English

Duration: 9 months

Dates: January

Application Deadline:

15 November – EU citizen

30 October – NON-EU citizen


Total fee: 18.000 €

Enrollment fee: 1700 €

Exam fee: 300 €

Documentation for visa: 200 €

The master’s course is open to graduates (or equivalent), undergraduates or professionals with at least 2/3 years experience in the sector.

Preference will be given to graduates in Fashion or Footwear Design, Art and Industrial Design.


Candidates may apply for this program if they have experience in luxury or closely related industries, and hold a valid academic degree. English is required. Attendance is mandatory.

Candidates will be selected after a written test and an interview with the Head of Department.

* For further information please contact us.

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