Master in Luxury and Fashion

Rome Business School’s Master in Luxury and Fashion is the ideal choice for all those wishing to develop solid management skills to work in the Fashion & Design Management industry and become fashion and design specialists, trend researchers, fashion communicators, brand specialists and be competitive in the international job market.

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Formula: Full time

Language: English

Enrollment: 85%

ROME: 12 Available seats

Next Intake October 2022





Four of our Masters are officially recognized among the best at a global level by Eduniversal Ranking, in which the Fashion area is also featured

Top 50 – Global Ranking
Ranked N. 40 in Fashion Management, Worldwide

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The aim of the Master in Fashion and Design Management is to enable students to learn key managerial skills to manage fashion companies, fashion shows and fashion products, build and communicate impactful fashion brands and stand out as an innovative and responsible leader in the global fashion industry.

Rome Business School guarantees a multidisciplinary experience oriented to an increasingly interconnected market: to guarantee this, we boast belonging to the most ambitious group “Planeta Formación y Universidades”, an international network created in 2003 by De Agostini and the Planeta group , market leader in university and continuing professional education.

Why choose our Master in Fashion and Design Management?

  • 92% of our students get a job offer at the end of the master
  • 72% of our students applied the new skills acquired by the Master in their current position
  • International Bootcamps in Rome, Barcelona and New York: thanks to our Bootcamps you will have an immersive and stimulating experience, focused on the topics of the business world;
  • Networking: we have more than 221 partners of the largest companies in the world market and, thanks to our workshops and company visits in companies such as Fendi and Bulgari, students will have continuous opportunities and networking.

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Our Master in Fashion and Design Management successfully blends essential theoretical principles to have an international career with the most advanced modern techniques marked by a practical approach aimed at the digital market.



Captstone Project:

At the end of the path, a group project is envisaged that aims to develop a plan to solve a problem of an existing or fictitious company. All teams are led from the initial phase of the project. Upon completion of the Capstone project, students will be able to:Pensare in modo critico

  • Implement creative solutions and solve management problems
  • Apply and link theory with practice
  • Communicate and present business reports / ideas more effectively
  • Carry out commercial research and commercial analysis
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership skills
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Communicate interculturally and compromise for a common goal
  • Set goals and implement projects effectively

Methodology: ” Circular Learning ” based on the EFMD Circle for Quality Assurance

By adhering to the highest standards regarding the teaching methodology provided by EFMD, the Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analyzes, classroom exercises, discussions, role plays, teamwork exercises, video conferences, business analysis and sessions presentation of students. Case studies will be used to generate discussions and illustrate business problems. Students will be encouraged to read and engage in discussions and debates. The teaching methodology is based on learning by doing, through which teachers implement a student-centered approach, involve students and provide activities that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired.

Soft Skill Program

Soft skills are the “secret key” of a well managed workplace and a progressive career path. With the Soft Skills Program, we offer you the opportunity to develop the soft skills necessary for your personal and professional growth.

The personal growth program is optional and is structured as follows: 10 hours in total for 5 interactive and self-reflective courses on soft skills (the certificate will be provided upon completion of the program):

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Public Speaking for Business
  • Time, stress and self-management
  • Intercultural communication
  • Conflict, problem solving and negotiations


The courses for Rome Business School’s Master in Fashion Management are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from Fashion Recruitment to Marketing in this sector.  The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.


Michela Bonafoni – Michela Bonafoni was born in Rome in 1979. In love with fashion and the artistic world from an early age, she decided to study “Science of fashion and costume” at the La Sapienza University of Rome after graduating from classical high school. She then moved to London and studied her MBA in Fashion Marketing and Communication at Central St Martins College in London. He has worked for many companies in Italy and New York. In 2010 he moved to Milan and opened his communication and PR agency called “360 + OneQuarter” specialized in the launch of new designers in collaboration with Vogue Talents. Michela has been teaching since she was at university and specializes in semiotics and fashion communication. He has been teaching IED ROMA for five years. Now he is “FASHION TREND RESEARCHER” for the most important brand of Wella Hairstyling called “MITU ‘CREATIVE HAIRSTYILING” and works with the creative direction.


Isridvan Geuns – Isridvan Geuns (1968) is living and working in the center of Amsterdam. She has been employed as a design-and product manager for many years and was involved in several successful enterprises in the fashion and retail industry.

Claudia Mayer- She worked on regional and international projects for the Zumtobel Group in Europe and Asia and was based in Guangzhou, Singapore, Dubai and New Delhi. After working for 2 years at the architecture studio UN Studio in Amsterdam, he founded Coaching by Claudia to support creative companies, entrepreneurs and professionals in their entrepreneurial, corporate and professional development.

LUIGI BORBONE: He is the founder of the Maison Luigi Borbone. He has been a protagonist of the Haute Couture scene since 2011, when the AltaRoma Altamoda technical table chose the couturier to participate in the Italian Haute Couture event. The maison has embarked on a very important creative evolutionary path, creating that synthesis of tradition and innovation necessary for the art and craftsmanship typical of Made in Italy craftsmanship

JENNI PERLANGELI: Assistant Professor in Marketing Branding and Digital and Economics and Film in Rome. Among his experiences, he worked as Sales Manager for Altea Roma Showroom, Fendi Showroom, Blauer Showroom and Benetton Sisley Showroom. He has also written screenplays for cinema and theater and has won some awards “New York Manhattan Film Festival – Cinema Village” – Best international short film – “Migrarti – Mibact – Ministry” – “Nuovo Imaie” – “Riff Awards”

MAX ZARA STERCK: – is a women’s clothing stylist who values ​​the artistic need in fashion, as well as the importance of durability in design. Her work is reinforced by collaborations that allow her to highlight the fit and movement of her models. Before starting his own brand he worked as a designer at well-known luxury brands such as J.W.Anderson, LaPerla and Alexander McQueen

FABIO SISTI – 7 years of visual merchandising (interiors / windows), 3 years I am a visual (Asia / America / South Africa / East and Northern Europe). 2 years of creative window design. Among the companies he worked for: H&M, 7camicie.

MARSHAL LANGER – Born in Miami, Florida, Marshall holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has also taken numerous postgraduate courses in counseling psychology at New York University. He has worked on Wall Street in investment banking and risk arbitrage for companies such as Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and in trading for BNP Paribas.

ROBERTO MAZZEO – Adjunct Professor at the Rome Film Academy (Copyright & IP Law). Provide comprehensive daily legal assistance to a multinational pharmaceutical company. Passionate about start-ups, blockchain and new technologies. His specializations include: fashion law, e-commerce contracts, consumer protection, terms and conditions, media agreements and entertainment: production, publishing, management, sponsorship, social media, Among the companies he worked for: DONG & Partners Law Firm, Eli Lilly and Company, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Presidency of the Council of Ministers

Career Services

With our help, you can create your career strategy through a journey of self-reflection, exploration and results. This program is designed to help you find internships or positions that match your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Entrepreneur or manager in companies specializing in production, distribution, or commercialization in the fashion context
  • Store manager,
  • Designer and stylist
  • Personal Shopper
  • Fashion blogger
  • Brand manager
  • Press officer or PR
  • Social Media Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Visual Merchandising Manager
  • Luxury Fashion Products Manager;
  • Luxury Brand Manager

Each year, Rome Business School presents the Employment Report, a document that collects data on the official results achieved by our students and former students in terms of employment and professional growth following their master’s degree at Rome Business School. The results obtained were possible thanks to the commitment of our students and the incredible professionalism of our Career Services who, with diligence and dedication, were able to direct students towards the desired career path in the world of work.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:


  • 60% of our students obtain a job offer within 6 months of the end of the master
  • 92% of our students get a job offer at the end of the master
  • 43% of our students have obtained a job position in large multinational companies;
  • 37% of our students are currently successful managers;
  • 68% of our students increased their job responsibilities at the end of the master.


Networking and partners

Rome Business School has established solid partnerships with several world-renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italia, Land Rover and many others. To ensure that our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize guest meetings, visits, events and lectures with representatives of elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and students, and facilitating the process learning.

Multicultural classes

Thanks to the school’s purely international mold, students will have the opportunity to take part in classes with students from more than 150 countries. This will allow participants to increase their knowledge of other cultures other than their own.

Student Hub

Every year we welcome students from all over the world: from cities and small towns, of all cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Rome Business School enhances the experience of students, supporting them in obtaining visas and identifying accommodation, creating opportunities for learning, involvement, personal and cultural development that go well beyond the lessons.


Our students will be able to participate in various activities: visits out of town, Coffee Meetings with the CEOs of prestigious multinational companies, company visits or simple events designed to promote socialization and intercultural exchange which has always been the central point of our school.

Admission process

Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:

The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.

Scholarships and Tuition


Payment of the participation fee of € 12,000 can be made in the following ways:

  • In 6 interest-free installments
  • Single solution (this option guarantees a 10% discount on the total amount)


Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 8 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

  1. Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship
  2. Study in Italy Initiative Scholarship
  3. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  4. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  5. Executive Women Grant
  6. Entrepreneurial Grant
  7. Better Managers for a Better World
  8. Student Loan Assistance Grant

Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.

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