Admission Requirements

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  • All applicants at the Undergraduate Bachelor level need to be high school graduates or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age. (you can apply before you are 18, but should be at least 18 when you start at IFA Paris)
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 5.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 65 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate or proof of previous education in English.
  • Strong motivation in fashion design or fashion business/marketing area.
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest high school transcript, copy of high school diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport. All documents should be in English or translated to English by a professional translator.
  • If you are applying for the Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology, you are required to attach your portfolio.
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).
  • All applicants at the Postgraduate Master/MBA level need to be Bachelor graduates.
  • Ideally have a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Media & Communication and Fashion Design related fields.
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 79 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate or proof of previous education in English.
  • Significant professional experience in related fields preferred, but not required (internships are taken into account).
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest transcript, copy of Bachelor diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport. All documents should be in English or translated to English by a professional translator.
  • If you are applying for the Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design, we require your portfolio.
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).
  • Online entrance exam.

For the program Postgraduate Diploma: Fashion Tech Innovation the requirements are the same as above, plus a research proposal on a fashion tech topic of your choice.

Short & Summer courses are entry level and suitable for anyone interested:

  • Recommended level of English is IELTS 5.5 (to fully understand and follow the course). The IELTS certificate is not required, but we just want to be certain that you will be able to comprehend the course.
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest transcript, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport. All documents should be in English or translated to English by a professional translator.
  • min. 18 years old

The Foundation Program in Fashion Design & Marketing is an entry level program to acquire a fashion foundation:

  • 18 years old minimum
  • High school graduate or equivalence
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 65 or equivalence or proof of study in English for non-native English speakers
  • Fill in the online application form
  • Strong motivation in fashion
  • Interview (on campus or Skype)
  • Latest high school transcript
  • Copy of High school diploma or its equivalence
  • Motivation letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Passport photo
  • Copy of passport

Ready to apply? Get started here → Online Application Account