Accademia Costume & Moda
Location: Rome & Milan, Italy
About Accademia Costume & Moda (ACM): Founded in 1964 by Rosana Pistolese, Accademia Costume & Moda represents one of the higher education excellences at an international level for the fashion and entertainment sectors. In 2021, a new campus in Milan, with an avant-garde didactic proposal, was added to the historical Roman seat.
A coherent balance across research and culture, design, craftsmanship and innovation, product, Italy, and the tight collaboration with the most relevant protagonists of the global fashion system and entertainment industry, have led Accademia Costume & Moda to be the nest of current and future designers and professionals within a variety of fields.
ACM boasts employment rates exceeding 85% on the BA programs and 90% on the Masters, in Italy and worldwide, collaborating within the various academic activities with over 150 companies in the Fashion (Maison and manufacturing companies) and Entertainment industries. For businesses and for the world of arts and culture, the academy has always been a meeting place and a key destination in their search for high-level, qualified professionals.
The Accademia Alumni, after their academic career, enter the world of work by growing as professionals who work in the sector of Fashion and Costume, Multimedia Arts, Communication and Fashion Management, holding figures such as: Creative Directors, Head and Senior designer, Product Manager, Fashion Editor and Stylist and Costume Designer for large productions nationally and internationally.
Programs: Accademia Costume & Moda provides study courses legally recognized by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR).
The Bachelor of Arts (3-years programme), the Academic Master (1-year programme) and the Master of Arts (2-years programme) give academic credits (ECTS) and titles that may allow the students of the Accademia to carry on their study paths nationally and internationally.
Accolades: In the last years Accademia Costume & Moda achieved high international recognition, winning many international graduate prizes, among which the prestigious LVMH Graduate Prize (3 times winner in the last 5 years, making ACM n.2 in the world for number of awards) and positioning itself among the best schools in the international ranking drawn up by Fashionista.
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