Gucci, Prada, Versaci, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana….You can probably go on and on listing all of the luxury fashion brands that Italy has produced. Such is the importance of dressing up and looking good in Italian culture. This focus on la bella figura, or good impression, that makes Italy a great choice for studying fashion design. High quality, short-term courses have sprung up throughout the country. Milan, in particular, has seen a number of course develop which isn’t surprising considering the city’s esteemed status as a global fashion capital and home to some of the biggest names in fashion. A number of Italian language schools also offer supplementary courses in fashion design.

Fashion Design Courses in Italy

Milan Fashion Campus – Offers 4-week courses in a range of subjects that covers everything from men’s and women’s wear to trend forecasting and vintage restyling. More>>

Instituto di Murdo Boga – A Milan design school offering both short and long-term courses in a wide variety of subjects pertaining to fashion design. More>>

Style Design College – Those serious about fashion design can find a one-year course leading to a certificate at this Milan school; 8 and 12-week courses also available. More>>

Polimoda – A popular design academy in Florence with short and long-term programs in fashion design, marketing, management and more. More>>

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci – Italian language school offering basic 2-week courses in Italian fashion and design. Longer courses are also available; located in Florence. More>> 

Michelangelo – A Florence school offering basic 2-24 week-long courses in fashion design; Italian language lessons also available. More>>

Accademia d’Arte - Intensive basic and advanced fashion design classes located in Florence. Other art classes are also on offer. More>>


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