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    About The
    AMD Akademie Mode & Design

    Faculty of Design Hochschule Fresenius – University of Applied Sciences

    The AMD Akademie Mode & Design offers internationally certified training programs in fashion, design, media, communication and management. Promoting and supporting creative as well as business oriented youth remains an essential strategic focus of the AMD Akademie Mode &Design for over 30 years of its dedicated educational activities. We educate flexible and open-minded specialists with expertise and know-how but also capability for an interdisciplinary and holistic approach for the international creative industries.

    AMD stands for innovation, interdisciplinary approach, quality in teaching and research, practical relevance and individual career development. The Academy has five campuses in the significant German creative locations Hamburg, Wiesbaden Düsseldorf, Munich and Berlin.

    The Faculty for higher education at the Academy has been merged with the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences and has become the Department of Design, an educational unit for the AMD School of Fashion and AMD School of Design.

    The AMD uses its international network. The intensive collaborations and practical projects with international fashion specialists, designers, scientists and brand chief executives enable a learning opportunity on the highest quality standard for over 30 years.

    Insights into the industry as well as a practical semester form informative and exciting aspects. Well-known companies are for example Calvin Klein, hessnatur, Peek & Cloppenburg, Marc O’Polo, Walt Disney and many more.

    Over 4.700 alumni were already educated by AMD. The graduates successfully went into business for themselves or are working for notable brands like Alexander McQueen, Hermes, Vogue, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Porsche and Zalando.


    Experience abroad and international network with partner universities

    „The AMD possesses numerous partnerships with well-respected international universities like the Berkeley College in New York / USA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) in Milan / Italy, European College of Business and Management (ECBM) in London / United Kingdom, London College of Fashion (LCF) in London / United Kingdom, Kingston University in Kingston upon Thames / United Kingdom, Vancouver Island University in Vancouver / Canada, Ryerson University in Toronto / Canada, Hongik University in Seoul / South Korea, and the New Design University (ND) in St. Pölten / Austria.“

    Since 2016 AMD is among the regular members of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI). With this AMD is part of a global network of leading Higher Education institutions in the fashion industry in the fields of Design, Technology and Fashion.

    In addition, AMD joined the Cumulus Association university network in 2021. As the only global network dedicated to education and research in the fields of art, design and media, it now offers a broad and dynamic forum for partnerships and knowledge transfer with 360 members from 63 countries.

    The AMD also participates in the Erasmus+ programme and in this context, provides attractive sponsorship opportunities for internships and semesters abroad within the EU.

    Contact Person

    • Berlin
    • Düsseldorf
    • Hamburg
    • Munich
    • Wiesbaden


    Nelly Ann Kolodziejski-Ruthenbeck

    Jacobowitz Hof, Pappelallee 78/79, 10437 Berlin


    Kristin Zielinski

    Karl-Friedrich-Klees-Str.10, Platz der Ideen 40476 Düsseldorf


    Sarah La Cognata

    Alte Rabenstraße 1, 20148 Hamburg


    Susanne Täubrich

    Infanteriestraße 11a/ Haus E2, 80797 München


    Chiara Villanova

    Moritzstraße 17A, 65185 Wiesbaden

    Hochschule Fresenius AMD Akademie Mode & Design

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