About Istituto Modartech

A CONTEMPORARY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY VISION, ORIENTED TO RESEARCH, EXPERIMENTATION AND PLANNING.

Istituto Modartech is an Italian higher academic training centre in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors – AFAM.

In addition, the training offer previews courses legally recognized at European level (EQF standard), with a wide educational offer, from fashion to communication design courses, with on campus and online programs as a response to specific needs, aptitudes and goals.

Creativity and talent are guided in an artistic and cultural context which permits to move around in contemporaneity acquiring at the same time specialised and strategic skills.

A complete training and a laboratorial approach which has its strength in the teaching staff coming from the academic and world of work, in a continuous dialogue with the professional world and a constant comparison with the employment world, its planning, times and methods.

Being an Italian fashion school, the values of our teaching methods are based on heritage, craftsmanship, technology and sustainable innovation. Where the vision becomes a project, an itinerary of experience, comparison and creative dialogue with the world of work, adopting multidisciplinary work projects and last generation technologies. The training solutions and the academic activities are cut on the most requested profiles on the market, putting the passion, the aptitudes and the growth of each student at the centre of it all.

Internships are offered as part of the curriculum. It is thanks to this philosophy and method that more than 87% of the students find a job at the end of their training period.

Offered Courses in Pontedera

Select level of study to filter the courses:

Fashion Design Job Master

  • 9 Months |  Full-time

The course is a high specialization for designers willing to explore the full potential of their creativity with a full immersion in the world of Italian design. During the Master participants can totally dedicate themselves to the creation, development and professional presentation of their own collection. Focusing on research, sustainable fashion, brand management this postgraduate fashion course permits to have a complete vision of the productive process of an apparel collection.

Students learn to consider every aspect and consequence of their own creative choices getting ready to move forward in their career in fashion. Fashion designers with a full understanding of production cycle are highly demanded by the industry and attending a postgraduate fashion course in Italy can add an incomparable value to a designer’s profile.

The Fashion Design Job Master is open to students holding a degree in Fashion, Art, Design, Graphic or  professionals with a proven experience in the field. INTERNSHIP

Certification: Master Certificate issued by Regione Toscana accredited institution

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Creative Director
  • Cool Hunter
  • Fashion Illustrator

The internship will be carried out at the end of the training course, in selected fashion companies in Italy or abroad

Pontedera Campus

Next intake: February

Language:   Italian & English


Fashion Design Job Master

  • 9 Months |  Full-time

The course is a high specialization for designers willing to explore the full potential of their creativity with a full immersion in the world of Italian design. During the Master participants can totally dedicate themselves to the creation, development and professional presentation of their own collection. Focusing on research, sustainable fashion, brand management this postgraduate fashion course permits to have a complete vision of the productive process of an apparel collection.

Students learn to consider every aspect and consequence of their own creative choices getting ready to move forward in their career in fashion. Fashion designers with a full understanding of production cycle are highly demanded by the industry and attending a postgraduate fashion course in Italy can add an incomparable value to a designer’s profile.

The Fashion Design Job Master is open to students holding a degree in Fashion, Art, Design, Graphic or  professionals with a proven experience in the field. INTERNSHIP

Certification: Master Certificate issued by Regione Toscana accredited institution

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Creative Director
  • Cool Hunter
  • Fashion Illustrator

The internship will be carried out at the end of the training course, in selected fashion companies in Italy or abroad

Pontedera Campus

Next intake: February

Language:   Italian & English


Footwear And Bag Design Job Master

  • 9 Months |  Full-time

An innovative project able to provide the tools for the creation, development and professional presentation of a collection of footwear and bags, from the creation to the market launch. A full immersion in the creative processes of becoming a professional shoe and bag designer, a unique learning experience in Tuscany in the heart of the leather production district. The Footwear and Bag Design Job Master combines Italian craftmanship with innovation, heritage with the most advanced technologies in shoe and bag design.

The 9 months Master permits to express one’s own creativity, providing the instruments for the creation, development and the professional presentation of a footwear and bag collection, in a continuous exchange between traditional training and practical experience. Studying shoe and bag design in Italy is a “must” for any footwear or accessories designer willing to start a career in fashion and the Master offers the opportunity to get in contact with the most important footwear brands for a final internship.

The course is open to students holding a degree in Fashion, Art, Design, Graphic or with a proven experience in the field

Certification: Master Certificate issued by Regione Toscana accredited institution

JOB PROSPECTS:

  • Footwear-Bag Designer
  • Footwear-Bag Coordinator
  • Creative Director
  • Cool Hunter
  • Footwear-Bag Illustrator

Pontedera Campus

Next intake: February

Language:   Italian & English


Fashion Design & Technology

  • 3 Months |  Daily lessons | Monday to Friday

An intensive three-month course, to discover the “making of” a fashion collection, with a strong focus on pattern making and tailoring; participants will discover both traditional and innovative methods of garment design and how to create patterns for various types of garments.

The course plan includes: the basics of design, research for market trends, digital illustration, fashion graphic design, pattern making and tailoring. The objective of the course is to achive technical training for the development of an individual fashion collection.

Certification: Attendance certificate, with details of the skills acquired

Pontedera Campus

Next intake: January, September

Language:   Italian & English


Shoe Design & Technology

  • 3 Months |  Daily lessons | Monday to Friday

An intensive three-month course, the participants will learn about both traditional and innovative methods of shoe design and how to create patterns for various types of footwear.

The course plan includes: the basics of design, research for market trends, digital illustration, footwear graphic design and pattern making. The objective of the course is to achive technical training for the development of an individual footwear collection.

Certification: Attendance certificate, with details of the skills acquired

Pontedera Campus

Next intake: January, September

Language:   Italian & English


Fashion Design Course

  • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

The 3 year course in Fashion Design, equivalent to a university bachelor’s degree provides students with a solid and academic preparation to become Fashion Designers; the course aims to train students to professionally plan a fashion collection, complete with shoes, bags and leather accessories.

A study abroad experience at Istituto Modartech offers students a unique learning enviroment, that combines design creativity with hands-on skills, in the territorial context of one of the most important fashion districts in Europe: the so-called ”Fashion Production District”.

The constant support of teachers and industry experts, will nurture students’ creativity allowing them to fully develop their personality as contemporary designers. Attendance to Milan and Florence fashion weeks, a field trip to Premiere Vision in Paris during the final year, and a practical internship complete the course.

Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

    • Fashion Designer
    • Assistant Designer
    • Sviluppo Prodotto
    • Fashion Stylist
    • Cool Hunter
    • Fashion Graphic Design

    *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

    Pontedera Campus

    Next intake: October

    Language:   Italian


    Fashion Design Course

    • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

    The 3 year course in Fashion Design, equivalent to a university bachelor’s degree provides students with a solid and academic preparation to become Fashion Designers; the course aims to train students to professionally plan a fashion collection, complete with shoes, bags and leather accessories.

    A study abroad experience at Istituto Modartech offers students a unique learning enviroment, that combines design creativity with hands-on skills, in the territorial context of one of the most important fashion districts in Europe: the so-called ”Fashion Production District”.

    The constant support of teachers and industry experts, will nurture students’ creativity allowing them to fully develop their personality as contemporary designers. Attendance to Milan and Florence fashion weeks, a field trip to Premiere Vision in Paris during the final year, and a practical internship complete the course.

    Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

      • Fashion Designer
      • Assistant Designer
      • Sviluppo Prodotto
      • Fashion Stylist
      • Cool Hunter
      • Fashion Graphic Design

      *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

      Pontedera Campus

      Next intake: October

      Language:   Italian


      Fashion Design Course

      • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

      The 3 year course in Fashion Design, equivalent to a university bachelor’s degree provides students with a solid and academic preparation to become Fashion Designers; the course aims to train students to professionally plan a fashion collection, complete with shoes, bags and leather accessories.

      A study abroad experience at Istituto Modartech offers students a unique learning enviroment, that combines design creativity with hands-on skills, in the territorial context of one of the most important fashion districts in Europe: the so-called ”Fashion Production District”.

      The constant support of teachers and industry experts, will nurture students’ creativity allowing them to fully develop their personality as contemporary designers. Attendance to Milan and Florence fashion weeks, a field trip to Premiere Vision in Paris during the final year, and a practical internship complete the course.

      Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

        • Fashion Designer
        • Assistant Designer
        • Sviluppo Prodotto
        • Fashion Stylist
        • Cool Hunter
        • Fashion Graphic Design

        *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

        Pontedera Campus

        Next intake: October

        Language:   Italian


        Communication Design Course

        • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

        A 3-year bachelor’s degree in Communication Design, to develop visual, digital and creative skills. Starting from Fashion but covering every area of communication this university course trains professionals able to understand social trends, cultural phenomena and subcultures, to translate them into creative proposals.

        Studying Communication Design in Italy means to benefit of a unique design heritage, and at Istituto Modartech we teach Communication with a focus on Fashion, strictly connected with modern art, photography, video and performance. A degree in Communication design opens many career opportunities and now, more than ever, the role of the Communication Designer is becoming increasingly important. From advertising design, to fashion marketing and events, to web design and social media our university course will led you to discover how to define strategies with an innovative approach to make companies grow, promote products and services with an efficient, emotional and persuasive communication of significant impact.

        Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

        • Art Director
        • Project Manager
        • Graphic Designer
        • Social Media Manager
        • Event manager
        • Blogger
        • Web Designer for relevant companies

        *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

        Pontedera Campus

        Next intake: October

        Language:   Italian


        Fashion Design Course

        • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

        The 3 year course in Fashion Design, equivalent to a university bachelor’s degree provides students with a solid and academic preparation to become Fashion Designers; the course aims to train students to professionally plan a fashion collection, complete with shoes, bags and leather accessories.

        A study abroad experience at Istituto Modartech offers students a unique learning enviroment, that combines design creativity with hands-on skills, in the territorial context of one of the most important fashion districts in Europe: the so-called ”Fashion Production District”.

        The constant support of teachers and industry experts, will nurture students’ creativity allowing them to fully develop their personality as contemporary designers. Attendance to Milan and Florence fashion weeks, a field trip to Premiere Vision in Paris during the final year, and a practical internship complete the course.

        Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

          • Fashion Designer
          • Assistant Designer
          • Sviluppo Prodotto
          • Fashion Stylist
          • Cool Hunter
          • Fashion Graphic Design

          *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

          Pontedera Campus

          Next intake: October

          Language:   Italian


          Communication Design Course

          • 3 Years |  Full-time | Internship

          A 3-year bachelor’s degree in Communication Design, to develop visual, digital and creative skills. Starting from Fashion but covering every area of communication this university course trains professionals able to understand social trends, cultural phenomena and subcultures, to translate them into creative proposals.

          Studying Communication Design in Italy means to benefit of a unique design heritage, and at Istituto Modartech we teach Communication with a focus on Fashion, strictly connected with modern art, photography, video and performance. A degree in Communication design opens many career opportunities and now, more than ever, the role of the Communication Designer is becoming increasingly important. From advertising design, to fashion marketing and events, to web design and social media our university course will led you to discover how to define strategies with an innovative approach to make companies grow, promote products and services with an efficient, emotional and persuasive communication of significant impact.

          Certification: 1st Level Academic Degrees, issued by the MIUR, Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

          • Art Director
          • Project Manager
          • Graphic Designer
          • Social Media Manager
          • Event manager
          • Blogger
          • Web Designer for relevant companies

          *The Institute will provide support to international students who are not fluent in Italian. A dedicated English-speaking tutor and/or language lessons will help you acquire the required level.

          Pontedera Campus

          Next intake: October

          Language:   Italian


          Web & Graphic Design Course

          • 1 Year |  Full-time | Internship | 2pm – 6pm
          • on campus

          Certification: Certification of Professional Training

          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

          • Graphics and communication agencies
          • marketing offices
          • public relations and event organisers
          • web agencies
          • advertising graphics studios
          • printing works

          Pontedera Campus

          Next intake: January, February

          Language:   Italian


          Cad Apparel Pattern Making Course

          • 1 Year |  Full-time | Internship | 2pm – 6pm
          • on campus

          Certification: Certification of Professional Training


          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

          • Garment pattern maker
          • CAD Technician

          Pontedera Campus

          Next intake: January, February

          Language:   Italian


          Cad Bags And Leather Goods Pattern Making Course

          • 9 Months |  Internship | Saturday 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

          The CAD Bags and Leather Goods pattern making course is the training course that consents to acquire specialized technical skills in the pattern making field, integrating design proposals with production needs.

          Pattern making tradition combined with the latest CAD technologies for the design and manufacture of leather products such as bags, accessories and small leather goods. To access the course are required strong motivation and interest in the leather goods and fashion industry in general, basic computer skills, preparation for manual and group work. Lessons on Saturday.

          Certification: Certification of Professional Training

          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

          • pattern maker
          • CAD pattern technician
          • product development assistant
          • prototyping
          • quality control
          • freelance or employed



          Pontedera Campus

          Next intake: October

          Language:   Italian


          Cad Shoe Pattern Making Course

          • 9 Months |  Optional Internship | sturday morning lessons

          The course offers the training of a professional figure of high technical level who works in the phases of designing and manufacturing samples, strategic activity for the realization of a collection.

          A very sought after profession, a key role for businesses developing and producing shoes, the pattern maker implements and coordinates all the phases throughout the entire industrial chain, from design to creation of the pattern with traditional techniques and through the use of the most modern CAD technologies.

          To access the course are required strong motivation and interest in the footwear and fashion industry in general, basic computer skills, preparation for manual and group work.

          Certification: Certification of Professional Training

          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

            • shoe pattern maker
            • CAD pattern technician
            • assistant for product development
            • prototyping
            • quality control
            • freelance or employed

            Pontedera Campus

            Next intake: October

            Language:   Italian


            Pattern-Making And Haute Couture Course

            • 1 Year |  Optional Internship | Saturday morning lessons

            The most complete course teaching the craft techniques of haute couture and how to create unique garments that allow your creativity to take flight. The one-year course provides advanced dressmaking skills as well as a grounding in pattern-making for clothes designing.

            Certification: Certification of Professional Training

            CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

            • Dressmakers
            • pattern-making departments
            • clothing manufacturers
            • freelance

            Pontedera Campus

            Next intake: October

            Language:   Italian



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