Founded in 1964 in Rome and with a second campus opened in Milan in 2020, Accademia Costume & Moda is today among the Best Fashion Schools in world according to the 2019 BoF report with “4 Badges of Excellence” – the maximum possible – for both the Undergraduate Fashion Design (BA Degree courses) and Graduate Fashion Design (MA Degree courses) categories.
It offers BA and Master courses legally recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research under the body that rules Artistic Higher Education.
Culture, Design, and Craftmanship linked to a laboratory approach are the key points of the School’s educational mission. The objective is to help the students start their careers, supporting them in shaping and consolidating their creative identity.
Culture and experimentation merged with Design and Craftmanship are our drive in offering to the Fashion System and to the Entertainment Industry, young designers able to respond to their needs.
Alumni today include the former Creative Directors of Gucci, Alessandro Michele, his predecessor Frida Giannini, Albino D’Amato, Maurizio Galante, Marco Mastroianni, Responsable Création Matières Chez Louis Vuitton, Fendi – Dior, Aldo Maria Camillo and many among the most important professionals of the Global Fashion Industry.
Accademia has a placement ratio of well above 87% on total population in the most prestigious international fashion houses and entertainment productions thanks to the nourished industry network that counts today more than 100 brands and companies.
Accademia is only the starting grid.