Polimoda Fashion Design and Business School in Italy
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Polimoda Fashion Design and Business School in Italy

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Program Summary

Polimoda is a centre of excellence, recognized worldwide for its high quality, fashion-oriented education. Listed in the BoF (The Business of Fashion) Global Fashion School Rankings 2016 as one of the 10 best fashion schools in the world, and first in Italy, with yearly enrollments of over 1500 students, of which 70% international students, thanks to its professional training by means of highly-specialized working and research methodology. Not only a training center, but a creative campus, a meeting place for “visionaries” and opinion leaders from the fashion world, culture and education, Polimoda is an internationally recognized authority.

With headquarters in Florence, the new capital of international fashion and heart of the Made in Italy production, it’s a centre with the gene for Italian excellence, as well as an international vocation. Founded in 1986 as part of an initiative conceived and financed by the Cities of Florence and Prato and fashion-sector trade associations, Polimoda boast ...

Subjects & Courses

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Design
  • Fashion Design & Merchandising
  • International Business
  • Marketing, Advertising, & Pr


  • Communications
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Design
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR

Year(s) Offered

from September through June for academic year, from end of June for summer courses

Terms Available

Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Teaching materials, field trips and visits to local fashion companies, as well as the full use of all of the facilities Polimoda offers and services it helps organize.

Accommodation Options

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Independent living

Experience Required



To enroll in Polimoda's undergraduate courses, you need to have a secondary-school completion certificate or the equivalent.

To enroll in Polimoda's Master courses, you need to have an undergraduate degree or at least two years’ proven work experience in the sector.

There is no specific educational requirement for attendance at the summer or introductory courses.

Minimum Education


Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Written Application

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