Master of Arts Sustainability in Fashion

ESMOD Berlin

Program Description

Master of Arts Sustainability in Fashion

ESMOD Berlin

Master of Arts Sustainability in Fashion

The innovative programme takes holistic and transdisciplinary approach to fashion education. Modules are conceptualised to create designers of future fashion whom combine ecological, ethical and economical consciousness with desirability and design innovation. The course symbiotically unifies research, practice and entrepreneurship to inspire students to explore new solutions with critical rigour.

The course attracts students from all over the world, creating a truly intercultural study environment. International exchanges with academic and business partners equip students with an informed professionalism. Taking part in workshops, guest lectures and excursions as well as a partnering with industry in the development and execution of the Master Project, provides students with a deep understanding of the industry and creates a diverse and inspiring programme. We maintain a highly professional and challenging curriculum supported by core lecturers as well as discipline-specific guest speakers.

ESMOD has a long history of producing highly talented creative professionals, and participating in a course at ESMOD ensures that each graduate will be excellently poised to pursue a career in the international fashion industry.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Arts (or equivalent) in Fashion Design or in a relevant field, worth 210 credit points.

Language skills: fluent English


The personality and capability of an applicant is just as important as their motivation. ESMOD Berlin highly values individual training - therefore the school has a slightly different selection process than that of state fashion schools.

The application process involves three steps: first, the submission of a creative portfolio, CV and education certificates; second, completing a little homework given by ESMOD (as well as filling out a questionnaire), and finally, a personal interview. After the interview successful candidates will be notified of their acceptance to ESMOD Berlin.

Due to the increase in international applicants, interviews via Skype are also available.

Please fill in the application form and include the following documents:

  • Letter of Motivation
  • CV
  • Portfolio
  • all relevant certificates

Please send the application either as a pdf-file to or by post to:


MA Sustainability in Fashion

Görlitzer Str.51

10997 Berlin



  • Language: English
  • Start: 1st April
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Academic Qualification: Master of Arts
  • Credit Points: 90
  • Requirements: Bachelor of Arts in fashion design or related fields equaling 210 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points. Proof of English language ability level B2.

For application information please email and for a vivid insight into programme activities visit our online M.A.’GAZINE

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Last updated February 15, 2016
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