International Fashion Academy Shanghai - IFA Shanghai

In partnership with the Shanghai University of Engineering Sciences, IFA Paris established its school in Shanghai in 2002 as the first Sino-French joint venture in fashion education to be approved by the Chinese government. IFA Paris has become the leading fashion design school in China and the only one that proves its dedication to fashion by using the best professional instructors from France.

Master's Programmes



IFA Paris was established in 1982 to combine French fashion heritage with the modern globalized world. As the only institute in Paris offering all its undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught in English and French, IFA Paris caters to a highly international student body from all corners of the world.


The Career Center is the essential liaison between our students, graduates and the fashion and luxury industry. Upon graduation our IFA Career Center closely assists students in finding jobs that suit their goals, skills and interests. In addition, current students and graduates have access to our database of internships and jobs opportunities and can be assisted when it comes to preparing for interviews and putting together resumes.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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Medical services

The Student must purchase an International Health Insurance Plan before arrival into China/France and is advised to provide official proof of insurance to the Administration Department. You will need an International Health Insurance to study in Turkey as well.

Student Life

Campus life

With campuses in Paris, Shanghai and Istanbul, IFA Paris is at the forefront of fashion and luxury education and offers courses that reflect the breadth of opportunities available in this vibrant industry.


IFA Paris is registered at the Academie de Paris under the Ministry of Youth, Education and Research as a private higher education institution and is also listed on Campus France, the French national agency for the promotion of higher education.

Student Reviews

Aspiring Fashion Designer ready to tackle any new challenge coming my way!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university experience was good since I am studying what I have passion for and what I desire. However, I was expecting more professionalism on their end. I learned a lot and I am glad I grew and gained knowledge and experience.

First-rate in creativity
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Its a good university. But I studied two months and It went with studying online. Actually, I dont want to study with online. It is alittle difficult to me

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

it was really interesting to study

Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China


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