Istanbul Moda Academy (İMA) is one of the world-wide acclaimed, most proficient fashion schools in Turkey, offering an innovative and modern education in the field of fashion and all relevant branches.
Founded in 2007 with the cooperation of the European Union, the Ministry of Economy and Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations (İTKİB) General Secretariat, İMA pursues the goal of training fashion professionals of the future, possessing an in-depth insight in fashion, design and arts as well as an awareness of the global markets. The Academy thus aims to introduce a creative, innovative and future-steering workforce in the fields of textiles and apparel, two pivotal industries in Turkey.
İMA adopting the systems and structures of internationally proven success is a member of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI). Besides the University of Arts London/ London College of Fashion, its strategic partner in academics, İMA collaborates with the world-famous fashion schools such as Polimoda, Institut Français de la Mod and Nottingham Trent University. İMA follows a simultaneous training program with these fashion schools and provides students with access to international fashion institutes, brands and designers.
Combining its academic content with the real life, İMA is an exclusive fashion training institution and maintains the theoretical infrastructure of the training programs and applied industry projects with the support it receives from the sector. İMA has become one of the most premium fashion schools of the world thanks to its competent academic staff, which is comprised of local and international experts with professional experience in the fashion industry; its up-to-date curriculum drafted in line with industrial needs; and its facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology; as well as the most comprehensive fashion library in Turkey.
Fashion Design and Technology Undergraduate Program: $10,100.00 per year
Fashion Design and Management Program: $5.200 (VAT included) – 7 mounth ( 240 hours)
Fine Arts Preperation and Fashion Portfolio Preparation Program $970 (VAT included) 24 weeks - 144 hours - 6 months
Pattern and Model Development in Fashion Design Program:
30 weeks (540 hours)
$5200 (VAT included)
36 hours (4 hours* 9 day)
$345 (VAT included)
Design Your Own Sandals
18 hours (6 hours x 3 days)
Fashion Branding For Globalized Markets
(In collaboration with London College of Fashion)
4 weeks (42 hours)
$1625 USD (VAT included)