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IFA ParisIFA Paris is an educational institute located in Paris, France and Shanghai, China which offers a diverse and international student body an education at the forefront of fashion.

IFA Paris provides both undergraduate and graduate education programs in fashion technique, design, and business in a multidisciplinary collaboration environment.

Established in 1982, IFA Paris today strives to collaborate its more than 100-year-old pattern-making and draping heritage with the modern and globalizing world of fashion.

The fashion school's Paris campus is located in the 10e district, Paris' historical garment district, a dynamic area surrounded by photo studios, press agencies, and streets lined by offices and boutiques of the world's most prestigious fashion designers and fashion houses.

In fact, the Fashion House of the famous designer, Jean-Paul Gaultier, where his fashion shows are held is just 5 minutes from IFA Paris.

IFA Paris' location in Shanghai was established in 2002, and was the first Sino-French joint venture in fashion education to be approved by the Chinese government. China is the fastest growing market of fashion and luxury products in the world, today IFA Paris in Shanghai is the leading fashion design school in the country.

Students enrolled at the IFA Paris have access to the amenities and resources of a world-class educational institution and unlimited opportunities to explore different ideas and aesthetics to drive the trends of the future. 

IFA Paris is in the heart of the international fashion industry, and offers a unique, high-quality education in the many facets of fashion.


Bachelor's degree
Art & Design
Fashion Design Length Location
Bachelor Fashion Design & Technology 3 years Multiple (3)
Interior Design
Bachelor in Visual Merchandising 3 years Multiple (3)
Bachelor in Fashion Marketing 3 years Multiple (2)
Master's degree
Business Administration
MBA Luxury Brand Management 15 months Multiple (4)
MBA Fashion Business 15 months Multiple (4)
MBA Global Fashion Media 15 months Multiple (2)
Summer / Short course
Art & Design
Fashion Design
Short Course Fashion Studio 256 hours Multiple (2)
Short Course Fashion & Luxury Business 240 hours Multiple (2)

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I had a blast during my 3 years at IFA paris! The teachers were nice, the students core are very friendly and all the classes are taught in english! I've learned a lot about fashion during these 3 years. I was scared at first but the teachers guide you through the whole process. I like the fact that you can present your own collection at the...
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Hello everybody. To complete my fashion design cursus I decided to learn fashion business at IFA Paris. Just wanted to tell you that the 9-months program, masters in fashion business in Shanghai and Florence is a great experience! And this for many reasons - the lifestyle in Shanghai and in Florence, the atmosphere, teachers... The most imp...
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I've done the Bachelor of Fashion design and management and I loved it ! The european teachers are good and they provide a in depth knowledge of all kind of fashions. I'm french and I wanted to study abroad, that was a really good opportunity for me and I learnt a lot.


IFA Paris

18-24 quai de la Marne
75019 Paris

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