The education, training and R & D activities of Fashion Design Department are being carried out with the framework of cooperation created between the Rector of Istanbul Technical University and Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT, New York) under the New York State University (SUNY). Accordingly, students accepted to the named department will continue their education for 5 terms (first year fall-spring terms, second year fall term, third year fall-spring terms) in Istanbul Technical University at Istanbul and the last 4 academic term in FIT at New York. (Second year, spring-summer terms; forth year, fall-spring terms) They graduate with a diploma including the approval of both institutions. 30 students are accepted to this department each year, teaching language is English. Students who graduate this department have work permits for one year in the United States.
Objectives of the Program: To bring up designers who has the ability of creating brand and fashion
Content: In the scope of the program; stitching techniques, preparation of models, theoretical and practical lessons that includes both technique and artistic content are shown to the students. The program gives the ideas for designing a cloth for a specific purpose. On the other hand, this program develops the ability of designing by using various computerized programs. Also The History of Societies, The History of Design, The History of Art and Economy are the other lessons for the Fashion Design students.