Come to Milan to ride the cityâ€™s amazing energy of fashionâ€”and debut your own ideas! In the BA in Fashion Design program, youâ€™ll study the market so you can better anticipate its demands and trends. Youâ€™ll learn about fashion design theory, innovative fabrics, and new technologies and manufacturing processes. Youâ€™ll also explore fashion styling and communication for advertising and editorials.
In NABAâ€™s fashion laboratories, you can analyze and elaborate on fashion concepts and realize your projects using new tools and techniques.
Thanks to NABAâ€™s close connections within the fashion industry, youâ€™ll have the chance to participate in collaborative projects with companies. As you work within teams to design outfits, accessories, even collections, you will gain a realistic experience of professional life.
Youâ€™ll practice interacting with people in various roles within the fashion worldâ€”people with whom you can make valuable connections.
Each year, youâ€™ll take a fun, experimental course focused on coaching and free creativity, one that builds motivation and teamwork skills. Youâ€™ll be guided to discover your passions and strengths with the aim of identifying your own specialization in the field. Youâ€™ll explore new forms of entrepreneurship and prepare to launch your career within the Italian and international fashion system.
The BA in Fashion Design program is recognized by Italian Ministry of Universities, Education and Research (MIUR) as a Bachelor of Arts degree (180 CFs).
Anthropology, History of Costume and Fashion I, History of Modern Art, Digital Technologies and Applications, Textile Design I, Fashion Design I
Pattern-Making I, History of Contemporary Art, Textile Design II, Accessories Design, Fashion Design II, Semiotics, Marketing and Management
+ One optional exam between: Performative Techniques for Visual Arts, Illustration, Photograph
Decoration, Design, Theatre Costume, Fashion Styling and Communication, Fashion Design III, Technology of Materials II
+ One optional exam between: History of Cinema and Video, Aesthetics
STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES
Through exchange programmes, NABA's International Office encourages and supports students wishing to study abroad.
The office promotes educational experiences at numerous prestigious international partner universities worldwide, including members and non-members of the Laureate International Universities network. Thanks to this vast international network, students at NABA are able to spend periods of study abroad, enriching their educational curriculum and laying the groundwork for increasingly international future careers.
International study opportunities are mainly provided as part of the Erasmus+ project promoted by the European Commission, the International Exchange Program for destinations outside of Europe, the Semester Abroad Program at the Laureate group Universities and short summer courses.
NABA counts more than 50 cooperation agreements with European academies and universities through the Erasmus+ Programme; the Academy also counts more than 20 international cooperation agreements with several universities outside Europe.
Find out our Study abroad opportunities.
Faculty and Visiting Professors
Simone Balsamo, Paolo Bazzani, Denise Bonapace, Klaudio Cetina, Luca Corsetti, Stefano Delli Veneri, Junior Marcello Dino, Eleonora Fiorani, Matteo Guarnaccia, Francesca Liberatore, Vittorio Linfante, Alessandro Manzi, Claudia Nesi, Saverio Palatella, Lorenza Pignatti, Liuba Popova, Shingo Sato, Stefania Seoni, Michela Solari, Alberto Zanoletti, Alessandra Galasso.