Develop your own design style in an international context – on the English language Fashion Design (B.A.) study program, you will acquire creative, manual, and technical skills and learn to use interdisciplinary thinking to design progressive collections. In addition to a high degree of creativity, one of the most important traits for up-and-coming designers is a sensitivity to social, cultural, and economic factors. The program focuses on international developments and how they influence the fashion industry.
Study in the capital city of Berlin. The seven-semester study program covers practical, artistic, and theoretical aspects. Providing individual support and promoting personal skills take top priority. Establish industry contacts from an early stage: Cooperation with fashion companies and cultural institutions is an important part of the study program. Special English skills will help you to launch your career on the international fashion scene.
Design your own brand or work for well-known fashion brands. The international focus of the study program will open doors to renowned fashion companies worldwide. Alternatively, launch your own label with an international setup.
A.M.D. graduates go on to work for many international companies:
Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood, ACNE, Hussein Chalayan, Y3, Adidas, Hugo Boss, Alexander McQueen, Dries van Noten, Lacoste, Diesel, Kenzo, H&M.
The study program qualifies graduates to work in many areas, not just fashion design. Become a stylist for film and photo productions in close collaboration with model agencies, hair and make-up teams, and photographers. Work as a fashion scout and present potential future color developments, new materials, and approaches to contouring for trend research and analysis. Newspapers, publishers, agencies, and labels need fashion designers to create graphic representations of collections and visuals to present their trends.
FASHION DESIGN (B.A.) FACTS
The study program is open to both German and international students.
The following entry requirements must be fullfilled:
- General university entrance qualification for Germany
- CV and motivational letter
- Creative Portfolio (5-10 work samples)
- Passing the selection process
- English language skills at Level B2 of the Common EuropeanFramework of Reference or equivalent
Fashion Design - Fashion Shows
Our annual A.M.D. Fashion Shows reveal the multilayered creative potential of A.M.D. fashion designers. The graduates have the possibility to present their collection on a high professional level and deal with contemporary topics. The designers have developed their individual design signature style during studies and reveal their creative and technical skills. These shows are seen as job markets within the German fashion industry.
The A.M.D. Fashion Award is given to the most inspiring collection by a competent jury – in front of the press, fashion industry representatives, and influencers. Besides a monetary prize, our faculty supports the winners and talents with its career consulting such as international design competitions, internships and press coverage.
About the School
The AMD Akademie Mode & Design offers internationally certified training programs in fashion, design, media, communication, and management.