ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion

ESMOD Berlin has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading fashion schools, drawing on more than 170 years of tradition, a commitment to a continually evolving curriculum, and the worldwide network of 23 ESMOD fashion schools. As an International University of Art for Fashion, ESMOD Berlin is proud of its long tradition with an emphasis on innovative pedagogy and intercultural experience.

Bachelor Program Fashion Design and Patternmaking

For 25 years ESMOD has been shaping and educating the future generation of designers, and inspiring students from various countries and cultures. ESMOD worldwide provides the world of fashion with promising graduates, whom as creative professio¬nals obtain not only a vast knowledge of design and theory but also a strong sense of craftsmanship and executional know-how.

Bachelor of Arts Fashion Design and Pattern Making

3 Years, Fulltime, English and German taught

ESMOD Berlin provides an excellent international environment for students aiming to work within the creative industries in the future. With the option of learning languages, as well as theory and practice of different fields of fashion design, students are equipped with professional competence and self-assurance for international career prospects.

Collection by Alisa Menkhaus BA Program Photography by Linda Hanses

The intensive programme endeavours to strengthen and encourage the students´ exploration of technical awareness and design expertise through transdisciplinary investigations and project collaborations, thus facilitating the successful entry into the international fashion industry. With partner schools and companies in fashion capitals across the globe, students are encouraged to take part in exchanges in order to gain international experience and develop networks and industry contact abroad.

Collection by Alisa Menkhaus2 BA Program Photography by Linda Hanses

ESMOD Berlin works directly with cultural institutions, universities, as well as prestigious fashion companies and highly acclaimed professionals, tutoring students and providing them with invaluable knowledge of the discipline. Collaborative workshops not only encourage a strong work ethic and critical thinking but also help students develop new marketing strategies and build direct networks.

Collection by Florina Marxer from BA Program Photography by Schirin Moaiyeri


International Masters Programme – Sustainability in Fashion

18 month, Fulltime, English taught

The innovative program takes a holistic and trans-disciplinary approach to fashion education. Modules are conceptualized to create designers of future fashion whom combine ecological, ethical and economical consciousness with desirability and design innovation. The course symbiotically unifies research, practice and entrepreneurship to inspire students to explore new solutions with critical rigour.

Collection by Florina Marxer2 BA Program Photography by Schirin Moaiyeri

The course attracts students from all over the world, creating a truly intercultural study environment. International exchanges with academic and business partners equip students with an informed professional. Taking part in workshop, guest lecturers and excursions as well as partnering with industry in the development and execution of the Master Project, providing students with a deep understanding of the industry and creates a diverse and inspiring programme. We maintain a highly professional and challenging curriculum and supported by core lecturers as well as discipline-specific guest speakers.

Collection by Natacha Aedo Dura¦ün MA Program Photography by Marie Weikopfjpg

Participating in the International Masters Programme – Sustainability in Fashion ensures that each graduate will be excellently poised to pursue a career in the diverse fields of design and sustainability, including design, research, entrepreneurship, academia, and consultancy.

Collection by Rahel Guiragossian MA Program Photography by I AM JOHANNES


ESMOD Berlin
GörlitzerStraße 51
10997 Berlin

Application BA, MA, General Inquiries
tel: +49(0)30.6112214
fax: +49(0)30.6112187

tel: +49 (0) 30 322 96 16 83

Social Medias
Tumblr: (BA Program Blog)
M.A.’GAZINE: (MA Program Blog)

MA Program Sustainability in Fashion

ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion was founded in 1994 and since September 2011 is officially recognized by the Senate Administration for Education, Science and Research as a University of Art according to § 123 I and II of the Berlin Higher Education Act.

Photography by Lia Buddenbrock2

Photography by Lia Buddenbrock