AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute (English programme)

Fashion and Textile Technologies. Bachelor's, full-time

Fashion is a serious business. The façade of luxury and glamour conceals a branch of industry in which there is plenty of hard work going on and where enormous financial interests are at stake. Are you creative, intelligent and do you have a passion for fashion? AMFI offers you a full-time, 4 year Bachelor Degree programme which forms a good basis for a successful career in the fashion industry. AMFI provides the only higher education in the Netherlands that teaches all facets of the fashion industry. You graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion & Textile Technologies.

The study is divided into three graduation specialisations. After completing the foundation program, students choose to specialise in one of the following: Fashion & Design, Fashion & Management or Fashion & Branding.

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The average study load at AMFI is about 40 hours a week, with occasional peaks above this average. Lessons are given between 8.30am and 6.30pm. There may be an occasional lesson in the evening.

Among Fashion & Design, Fashion & Management and Fashion & Branding, all possible professions within the fashion industry for which a Bachelor is a requirement are covered. Following an AMFI programme is an ideal preparation for the job market in the fashion industry. See Programme for more information on career paths for each graduation specialisation.

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To be eligible to apply to AMFI your qualifications must be equivalent to the Dutch entrance requirements. Nuffic (Netherlands University Foundation for International Cooperation) assesses and evaluates foreign diplomas. You should have completed secondary education at a university entrance level.

Submit your enrolment request via www.studielink.nl. Be aware: AMFI employs a ‘numerus fixus' and a fully decentralised selection. The deadline for application for a start in September 2015 in Studielink is 15 March 2015. The admission procedure comprises an assignment and a motivation interview. Once completed, you will be notified as soon as possible if you were selected during the decentralised selection. The final central selection is made by DUO.

AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute - main hallway

Housed in what was once an Amstel Brewery, AMFI's building has many original historical details.

Open day

Two students Loïs Van Der Wildt (International Fashion & Branding) and Precilla Sedney (Fashion & Management) interviewed several guests at our our latest open day about why they're interested in studying fashion with us in Amsterdam. Watch the video below.

More information about the Open Days.

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