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AMD Hamburg


Akademie Mode & Design - The Academy Fashion & Design is an established educational institution for Design, Fashion and Media Studies and a voice of interdisciplinary and open approach for creative industries in Germany and abroad. The Academy has been founded 25 years ago in the city of Hamburg, and has quickly become the innovative platform combining both creative approach and understanding for necessary management sense in the global business context.  

AMD counts over 1400 students in Hamburg, Munich, Duesseldorf and Berlin, and offers Bachelor’s Degree/B.A. in Fashion Design, Design Management and in the recently launched programme Visual Corporate Communications. The academy is the only university in Germany offering a three year course (Diploma) for fashion and lifestyle journalism and media communication studies. High educational standards, individual guidance of the participants and internationally certified courses mark the academy’s approach to provide the best learning service for students and professionals adapted to the requirements of global markets.

AMD is cooperating with the international partner universities Berkeley College of New York and University of South Wales, UK. Additionally, the AMD brings international teachers from London, Milan and Paris for workshops and seminars to the house, and provides students with an internationally oriented networking. AMD forms with their study offer university legally the Design Department of the Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences. With locations in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Munich and Berlin, thus the AMD belongs to the largest private university presence in Germany and together with the Fresenius University based in Idstein / Hesse.

Head of School

Herr von Malotki studied business administration with a focus on strategy, human resources and controlling of various institutions at home and abroad. After working in the consulting industry, Mr. von Malotki concentrated 10 years ago on the development of private universities. As Managing Director of AMD from Mr Malotki responsible for all human, economic and legal interests substantially.

Courses Overview: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Bachelor of Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fashion and Design Management
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Industries 
Bachelor of Brand and Communication Design
Master of Arts in Fashion and Product Management
Management in Creative Industries

Noteworthy Alumni

AMD is often the beginning of a stellar career. Ayzit Bostan, Susanne Bommer, Marcel Ostertag and others have gone on to do great things at companies like adidas, P&C, Tom Tailor and Esprit or design labels such as Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake, Dries Van Noten and A.F. Vandevorst.

Tuition and Scholarship Information

The AMD Academy of Fashion and Design has its own financial adviser written with many suggestions and contacts to help its students find funding, to download it click  here. For more information on tuition fees click here.

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