AMFI is currently the largest fashion institute in the Netherlands. More than 100 lecturers teach more than 1,300 students about all aspects of the fashion world. AMFI’s education covers all facets of fashion from developing an idea to a product and an image. Students are taught to understand the entire fashion chain and their specific discipline in a wider perspective.

AMFI has embraced the Reality School concept and offers several courses in which students develop professional products which are presented and sold in the market: from iNDiViDUALS’ collection, to Fashion & Visual Culture’s films, to Fashion & Editorial Branding’s publishing platforms, or Denim’s brand extensions, or the members of the creative team working in the by AMFI Statement Store.

AMFI graduates are employed in various levels of the Fashion Industry. Graduates work for companies such as Louis Vuitton, Lancel, The Sting, H&M, Inditex, G-STAR, Viktor & Rolf, etc.

Undergraduate students choose to specialise in either Fashion & Design, Fashion & Management or Fashion & Branding, and study in Dutch or in English. Students graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion & Textile Technologies.

The Master Fashion Enterprise Creation at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute is intended for (new) entrepreneurs who want to start a fashion business.


Many global players in the fashion industry have headquarters in Amsterdam, for example Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, G-STAR, …