Option 5. University of Antwerp, Belgium & Institut Français de la Mode, France

2020 Summer School Option 5. University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium & Institut Français de la Mode, Paris, France

Programme Title:

Fashion Management

Study periods:

24 August - 2 September 2020

  • Stadscampus, University of Antwerp (24 - 28 August)
  • Institut Français de la Mode, Paris, France (31 August - 2 September)

Programme and accommodation fee (payment deadline 25 May 2020):

  • Up to €1,840 (for 2 weeks)

What’s included:

  • Coffee breaks
  • Course material
  • Social activities
  • Student account and a student card
  • Access to the catering facilities
  • Access to the Wi-Fi network of the University of Antwerp
  • Certificate upon completion

Summer School open to postgraduate students who are highly motivated to work in the fashion industry.

Scholarship award for programme and accommodation fees.

Important notice: Travel costs are not included in the scholarship funding. You must therefore take into account the cost of travel between Antwerp and Paris.

Programme content:

  • Fashion system & trends
  • Strategic finance and planning
  • Marketing & brand management
  • Communication, social media & PR
  • Merchandising & retail buying
  • Distribution & regulation
  • Supply chain management
  • Customer service and merchandising

The courses are a mixture of lectures from international academics and professionals within the fashion business, exercises, cases, on-site visits in both Antwerp and Paris and lively group discussions.

You can read more information about this Summer School programme here.

Social activities during evenings and weekends – examples include

  • Visit to the City Hall
  • A networking reception
  • Guided city walk
  • Quiz night
  • Football game
  • Day trip to Bruges or Brussels

Antwerp has many different accommodation options to offer, ranging from student rooms over youth hostels to classic hotels. In Antwerp, the summer school on Fashion Management takes place at Stadscampus of the University of Antwerp. This campus is located in the so called “University area” close to the city center.

Accepted students will be provided with a list of housing options in different price categories and at different locations. Prices range from €20 per night to €60 per night, depending on the type of accommodation you opt for.

Participants attending this Summer School programme should have a good command of English and proof of English language skills. English proficiency in reading, speaking and writing is required.

Students from a non-European country will need to apply for a Schengen visa. Help, support and advice will be given on how to apply for the visa. Further details can be found here.