27. HOGESCHOOL VAN AMSTERDAM (AMFI AMSTERDAM FASHION INSTITUTE) (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
-Programs: Fashion and Design, Fashion and Management, Fashion and Branding
-Number of Students: Total students: 30,000; fashion students: 845 in Dutch, 280 in English-taught program (same content as Dutch)
-Tuition: € 7,570 ($10,038)
-Misc: Offers English-taught programs, so Dutch fluency isn’t necessary.
-What the Students Say: “Skilled teachers that work/have worked in the fashion industry. Very demanding, often disorganized, very good fashion program!”
-The Bottom Line: The tuition is heavily subsidized (read: cheap) and the education is classic with a modern spin. The school has lots of cool initiatives, like selling student wares in shops around Amsterdam, for lots of exposure and experience.