goal of the Fashion Department at Angewandte is the individual growth and development of each student’s artistic and creative
potential. The fashion education at Angewandte takes into account contemporary and future social, cultural and economic conditions
that shape the constantly changing fashion industry.
The Central Artistic Subject focuses on generating ideas,
developing concepts and creating and presenting individual, innovative and visionary women’s and/or men’s wear collections
at the highest artisanal and technical level. The curriculum further comprises courses in pattern making, draping, sewing,
knitting and dressmaking techniques and contains courses in fashion drawing, technical drawing for fashion, fashion communication
and fashion business. Within a range of lectures, seminars and courses, students acquire the skills of the design process
and learn about historical and contemporary fashion, and explore the fashion system and its contexts. The Fashion Department
initiates and fosters co-operations with partners from the fashion industry throughout the curriculum.
offers the only degree progamme on Masters’s level in Fashion Design in Austria. The unique curriculum at the Fashion
Department is not only distinguished by its individual education but also by its changing professorship at the head of the
Department that gives students the opportunity to get to know different established positions within the fashion system. The
Department is headed by internationally renowned fashion designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Helmut Lang, Jil Sander, Raf Simons,
Vivienne Westwood, Bernhard Wilhelm, and currently Hussein Chalayan.
Graduates of the Fashion Department have founded
their own flourishing labels such as, among others, Bless, House of the very island’s, Petar Petrov, Ute Ploier, Sagan Vienna
or Wendy&Jim. They also occupy leading positions in the national and international fashion trade, working for renowned
houses such as among others Balenciaga, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood, Jil Sander, Lanvin, Prada or Maison Margiela.
Thanks to the continually high quality of the training it offers and its many successful graduates, the Fashion Department
is one of the most important fashion education institutions worldwide.
The next possible
start to study fashion at the Fashion Department is winter term 2018/19 (starts 1st of October 2018).Fashion
Each June, the Fashion Department organizes one of Austria’s most talked-about and widely covered fashion
shows, the Show Angewandte. Numerous prizes awarded at the show testify to the notable artistic level of our students whose
work is judged by an international jury of experts that also help them to build networks.