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THE FASHION SYSTEM IS A SPECIAL AND SPECIFIC WORLD
MFI IS THE MASTER SCHOOL TO BECOME A FASHION SPECIALIST
Fashion and luxury brands and companies are looking for fashion specialists to put on show their creativity, season after season.
Planning, design, management, communication: the fashion specialists of the future are trained by us.
MILANO FASHION INSTITUTE IS THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT OF CAMERA NAZIONALE DELLA MODA ITALIANA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ITALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES.
Since our foundation, we have been a cutting-edge fashion school, constantly and rapidly expanding. The world of Fashion and Luxury never stops changing, and we are with it.
We always aim for the next milestone, the one no one has reached yet: that is where we want to take our students so that they can actively contribute to the innovation and success of the Brands from the first day they join.
MFI was founded in Milan to create a university centre of excellence at the service of the Fashion System. The city's most prestigious institutions are behind it: the City of Milan, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (the Italian Fashion Council), together with a pool of Milanese Universities.
MFI kicks off its first academic year with a Master in Fashion Direction: Brand and Product Management.
All postgraduate masters courses become international as the Milan fashion scene speaks to the whole world. Our campus immediately welcomes students from all corners of the globe.
Our educational model becomes the subject of study and is presented as excellence in Hong Kong at 'DesignEd Asia 2012', the international benchmark event for teachers, researchers, and trend analysts organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Design.
The 'Short Courses' and 'Executive Programs' divisions are launched to meet the needs of the Fashion and Luxury Brand world.
In the same year, the Unit for the support of international cooperation projects is created: the training and research center works in partnership with government agencies, ministries and governments, with ad-hoc programs for the support of the fashion systems all over the world.
The first international partnerships are created with the most qualified universities in the world: The Fashion Institute of Technology – State University of New York and the Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, become partners of MFI.
Thanks to the extraordinary results achieved in just a few years, MFI becomes a proactive and educational partner of Camera della Moda Italiana. The first university master's diploma in Product Sustainability Management is launched, unique at a global level.
Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana officially joins MFI, taking part as well of the Scientific Board.
In the same year, MFI becomes Official Member of the Advisory Committee of the CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards, reserved to the most important international institutions and non-profit organizations.
Once again, MFI is leading the way in innovating fashion education. The first multi-disciplinary Master in Fashion Direction: Fashion Design & Management is activated, the first globally to train Specialist Fashion Designers for the Ready-to-Wear.
Our masters are 1st level University Masters, recognized by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, and award 60 ECTS.
Milano Fashion Institute operates through the bodies defined by its Statute:
PRESIDENT: Carlo Capasa
DIRECTOR-GENERAL: Nicola Guerini
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors represents the body responsible for the administrative governance and economic and asset management of the Institute, defining its strategic direction and approving the projects and initiatives proposed by the Scientific Council.
Current Board of Directors:
President: Carlo Capasa, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
Paola Arosio, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
Barbara Beghin, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
Nicola Guerini, Milano Fashion Institute
Chiara Luisi, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
The Scientific Council develops educational and training projects within the strategic direction defined by the Board of Directors.
It consists of:
- 1 Member nominated by each Consortium Member
- 1 member appointed by the teaching staff among the institute teachers
- 1 Member nominated by the Students from among the Student Body
- 1 member appointed by the Director-General from among the Institute's employees
Milano Fashion Institute is organized in divisions, by areas of competence, under the guidance of the Director-General, Dr. Nicola Guerini.
- General Direction – Dr. Nicola Guerini - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Affairs – Dr. Francesca Ballario, Head of Academic Affairs - email@example.com
- Academic services – Sara Colombi - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Administration – email@example.com
- Placement & Careers Management – Dr. Diego Verderio - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Admission Office – email@example.com