European Institute of Design

School of design with locations in Milan, Turin, Rome, Cagliari, and Madrid. It was established in 1966 “to offer an education both theoretical and practical in the fields of design, fashion, the visual arts, and the communications arts.” Among the various courses of study, there is one in Fashion Design that lasts three years. The various aspects of the fashion industry are studied, from drawing to the coordination of a collection and the organization of a show. The teaching methodology focuses on three areas: Creativity and Design, Image and Communication, and Marketing and Product. During the last year of study, every student has an internship at a fashion company. The institute also offers two master’s degrees. The first, the Advanced Study program, requires 180 hours, from Thursday to Saturday. The courses include Costume Design, Fashion Editor Fashion Show, and Fashion Buyer. The second, the Research Study Program, is a full-time course that requires 1,000 hours, of which 600 are devoted to theory and 400 to practice. The aim is to prepare specialists for specific positions in the industry, such as Coordinator of Fashion Communication and Fashion Marketing Manager.