Amazed or disappointed after your first fashion week at university?

If you are doubting, then it’s not too late to start this academic year at the Amsterdam Fashion Academy. From styling competitions, to photo shootings, professional workshops, visits to museums and fashion stores, the students of the Amsterdam Fashion Academy were totally immersed in the culture and creativity of Amsterdam during the induction fashion week. Watch the movie below and if you dream of being part of this intimate and small boutique academy, please be aware that there are still few places available in the Fashion with Textiles Design (Hons) BA and that you are still on time to enter in the programme now.



Induction fashion week was truly an inspiring, exciting and fun time with students and staff all getting to know each other. The 65 students who chose the Amsterdam’s finest international fashion academy come from every corner of Europe and the world, bringing an international vibe and different points of view. The highest quality of the international teaching staff flourishes in the informal and friendly atmosphere by having the time and space needed to nurture individual talent and creativity.


“A new year means new people! We would like to say hello and welcome to the new students and we wish them lot of luck, inspiration and most of all, fun! For this new school year, we are planning many competitions, exhibitions and collaborations with the industry to give the students more experience in the real world, starting now by bringing a group of them to the Amsterdam Fashion Week and to a masterclass by Viktor & Rolf”, says Iris Peitzmeier, Managing Director.


The University awarded Fashion with Textiles Design (Hons) BA is aimed at students who intend to pursue careers as Fashion and/or Textiles Designers and involves both conceptual and trend driven design work through experimentation with creative cutting techniques, traditional pattern cutting, textiles, research, illustration, business and manufacturing skills and culminates in a final professional collection show and portfolio outcome exhibition. Translate inspired ideas into real clothes. Turn abstract ideas into well-made garments. The Amsterdam Fashion Academy can help you become an independent creative thinker who can come up with your own innovative solutions on a daily basis.


You can contact the Amsterdam Fashion Academy by email at or by phone at the number +31 (0)20 4896692.


More information about the Amsterdam Fashion Academy.
The Amsterdam Fashion Academy is a private international fashion school situated in the heart of Amsterdam; this state-of the-art academy has become a hub of student-centred learning with a high level of personal attention while also focusing on graduate employability. The Academy opened its doors in 2013 and was soon able to offer university awarded British Bachelor’s Honours degrees in Fashion with Textiles Design and Fashion Business, accredited by the reputable Buckinghamshire New University in England, along with a Fashion Foundation programme. This also means the degrees are aligned with the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) standards. The Amsterdam Fashion Academy prides itself on being a, small and personal fashion school putting quality before quantity. In 2017 it moved to its current location in an elegant townhouse in the heart of Amsterdam, which helps create a more friendly and informal atmosphere where students can get to know each other better and inspire each other.

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