Accademia Costume & Moda, in Rome since 1964, offers courses recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education-MIUR (3-year BA’s granting 180 ECTS and 1-year Academic Masters granting 60 ECTS), in addition to Vocational courses (3-6-9 months) as well as summer courses (1-2 weeks).
The key areas of strength and competence are: (1) Fashion & Costume design; (2) Accessories & Jewellery design; (3) Fashion Communication & Styling; (4) Cinema & Film-making: media design and multimedia arts. BAs and Academic Masters are in partnership with more than 80 leading companies in relevant fields of expertise representing Made in Italy such as FENDI, VALENTINO, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, MAX MARA and many more.
ACM is ranked among the TOP FASHION SCHOOLS in the WORLD by Business of Fashion (BoF) “Global Fashion School Rankings” and has one of the strongest ALUMNI NETWORKS in the industry worldwide with STUDENT PLACEMENT ratios >80%. Its alumni include GUCCI Creative Directors Alessandro Michele (2015-today) and Frida Giannini (2006-2014), “Oscar”-Academy Award winners, “David di Donatello” award winners for costume design, other Creative Directors/Senior Designers for the fashion industry, stylists for Hollywood stars and costume designers for the entertainment industry.