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Accademia Costume & Moda

Accademia Costume & Moda has a long tradition in educating professionals for the Fashion and Entertainment Industries,  Founded in 1964, today the Accademia is ranked among the 15 Top Fashion Schools in the world, qualifying itself in the years as a centre of excellence for its didactic method with a placement ratio is above 85% of the total population.



Founded in 1964 i Rome, near Valentino, Fendi and Bulgari's headquarters it has been operating in the fields of culture, design, research and craftsmanship linked to Fashion and Costume with the only objective to support students in starting their own careers in the best fashion Maisons and companies of the Fashion System.


Accademia Costume & Moda releases Academic titles equal to Undergraduate Programs (180 credits) and Master’s Degrees Programs (60 credits), and attendance certificates for its Post Graduate, Intensive and Summer School Programs.

Culture and Experimentation merged with Design and Craftmanship, are our drive in offering to the Fashion System and to the Entertainment Industry, young designers able to respond to their needs.

Industry Projects in partnership with the best companies of the Fashion System allow the students to move their first steps into the Fashion Industry and to learn with a hands-on approach as to shape their creative identity together with a brand awareness.


The Careers and Placement department of Accademia Costume e Moda works closely with the Industry to create internships and job opportunities for its students. There is a high placement ratio, given the strong track record that the School has and which is driven on a yearly basis by the merits of our alumni who are working in the best companies and Maisons of the Fashion and Entertainment System as Creative Directors, Fashion Designers, Accessories Designers, Costume Designers, Couturier.

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Student services

Eduservices has been created to offer services and support to study abroad students, looking to save time and resources.Services:

  • Permit to Stay
  • Declaration of Presence
  • Health Insurance
  • Bank Account
  • Fiscal Code

Housing services

All of the housing solutions may be consulted on the Accademia Costume e Moda website or on campus on the pertinent showcases.

The students just need to get in touch with the Counseling Office, and will then be transferred to a referent of our ACM Housing department. The account will support the student following her/him individual needs, accompanying her/him to visit the offer’s solutions; a complete service, from the offer up to the signature of the contract.

Library services

Accademia Costume & Moda contains a historic library – and magazine/newspaper – archive (BEA), which is open to the public and attended by scholars of costume, fashion, textile and jewellery alike. The BEA consists of more than 4,500 monographs and about 5,000 magazine issues, some of them rare and prestigious such as the first number of Harper's Bazar of 1867.

Student Life

Campus life

Studying in Rome is a very special opportunity: history, culture and beauty are the base for long lasting careers. The majority of our alumni work in fashion capitals as Milan, Paris, London, New York, Florence, always talking about Rome as the best starting point of their careers.

Accademia Costume & Moda is right in the heart of the city, in Via della Rondinella, just in front of Castel S. Angelo, a few steps away from famous Via dei Coronari and Piazza Navona. The 2.000 square metres Paalce was designed in 1925 by Architect Vincenzo Fasolo and is characterised by large windows, labs and terraces overlooking the Tiber river, San Peter’s Cathedral and the city Centre.

Student clubs

One of the strongest national and international alumni networks in the Education Industry for fashion and costume design: Academy Award winners, Creative Directors, Head Designers, Senior Designers, Celebrity Stylists, Illustrators, entrepreneurs and couturiers are part of the Accademia’s network.


 Accademia Costume & Moda offers courses legally recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universitied and Research under the body that rules Artistic Higher Education.

Student Reviews

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It's been a great time

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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