Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.)

Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences
3 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.)

You want to take an active role in developing sustainability in fashion and management strategies in the creative industries? The study program in Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) seeks to educate designers, managers, and experts along the textile chain and other creative industries who engage in shaping the widespread global change towards sustainability.

This sustainable Master of Arts is aimed at future designers, managers, and entrepreneurs, who want to operate in an economically effective and meanwhile responsible way.

As a driver of innovation, sustainability in fashion and in other creative industries plays an important role in overcoming social, ecological, and economic challenges in a global context. This study program supports you in defining and shaping your personal role to contribute to future change and positive development.

Admission requirements

You have the desire to work creatively and want to make a good contribution simultaneously? The keyword sustainability is very much in vogue. With the sustainable study program, you will acquire relevant skills to do your part to make this world more sustainable, healthy, and worth living in.

If you want to study Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries (M.A.) at AMD Akademie Mode & Design, you need to fulfill the following admission requirements:

  • Holding a realated Bachelor’s degree with 210 credit points or a minimum of 180 credit points (some bridging courses may be required)
  • Submitting a CV and letter of motivation
  • Displaying English language skills at Level B2 of the Common European Framework of
  • Reference or equivalent
  • Passing our selection process

If you have any questions concerning admission and application, our Study Advice Service is happy to help!

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Program content

With a very interdisciplinary and hands-on structure, the master covers sustainable design strategies and various other areas of specialization, including sustainable production and sustainable business strategies. You will explore sustainable design developments and trends, innovative materials, technologies of production, and marketing instruments, to arrange value-added chains in an ecological and social manner. You will look into the functioning of ecosystems, the origin of resources, and fair labor conditions. Likewise, you will gain deeper knowledge of sustainable lifestyle, business ethics, transparent corporate communications, and digital transformation.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition for this degree is 795€ (extra 70€ fee for non-EU students)

Career paths

You will acquire the skills to help companies in the fashion and cultural industries transform their product and service portfolios and organizations. Work as a sustainable designer for your own label, or work as a product manager or CSR manager in the textile and clothing industry and the creative industries. Become an initiator of innovation and develop new business models.

The master’s degree qualifies for the following positions in the fashion and creative industries, lifestyle and consumer goods industry, in cultural institutions and in NGOs:

  • Product designer/product manager
  • CSR-/sustainability manager
  • Marketing/PR manager
  • Business consultant/project manager
  • Innovation manager/change agent
  • Creative director/chief design officer
  • Management of your own start-up

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About this institute

Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences is one of the oldest private universities in Germany. It is state-recognized and has an academic and educational tradition stretching back about 170 years. Its English-taught programs attract international students and offer globally-oriented students...

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Why study at Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

We are one of Germany’s largest private Universities of Applied Sciences, offering quality and state-recognized education to more than 17,000 students at ten campuses all over Germany.

Being founded in 1848, we aim to keep our tradition and at the same time offer innovation study concept with a close practical interlocking.

Contact info

Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Fresenius für Wirtschaft und Medien GmbH ∙ Im MediaPark 4c ∙ 50670 Köln, Germany
50670 Cologne
United States of America (USA)

Phone no: +49221 97319955

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