Istituto Marangoni

Year founded: 1935
Number of students: Approx. 4,500
Areas of teaching: fashion, art and design
Locations: Headquarters and main schools in Milan, one for fashion and one for design, with branch schools in Florence, Paris, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Miami.
Career assistance services: I’M Alumni, Istituto Marangoni’s international alumni community that includes some 45,000 graduates, to offer a privileged network, to share common values and know-how and to provide exceptional links with the industry.

For more than 85 years Istituto Marangoni has trained students in fashion, art and design. With some 4,500 students per year coming from more than 100 countries, the school offers an incredibly international learning environment and a wide range of courses, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. In order to ensure that students get the best education possible, Istituto Marangoni constantly updates programmes to guarantee they are in line with Italian and international market demands; tutors and administrative staff receive regular training to keep them abreast of the latest teaching techniques.

The school’s academic offer is split among intensive, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and executive education initiatives. Bachelor’s programmes are offered in the areas of fashion, art and, design. The fashion track includes courses in fashion design, fashion styling and fashion business; the design programme offers courses in interior design, product design and visual design, among others, while the art programme offers courses in multimedia arts and art history and culture.

The master’s programme is also built around fashion, design and art, with each course offering greater depth than in the undergraduate programme. Courses available to master students include fashion styling, photography and film, luxury accessories design and management, surface and textile design, design management and curatorial management.
Executive courses are focused on fashion and design, while a selection of short courses is also available.

Istituto Marangoni launched more than 45,000 professionals in fashion and luxury, including Domenico Dolce, Franco Moschino, Rahul Mishra, Paula Cademartori, Alessandro Sartori, Gilda Ambrosio and Nicola Brognano. An additional bonus for Istituto Marangoni’s students: graduates can rely on I’M Alumni, the school’s alumni community, that offers a privileged network for sharing common values and know-how and providing exceptional links with the industry. Furthermore, thanks to an innovative digital platform that is part of I’M Alumni, the Milano, Paris, London and Shanghai graduates have access to tailor-made activities organized both locally and globally. At the same time, the community is supported by intensive activity on social media, allowing Alumni to debate, share experiences, get access to dedicated contents and create new ones.