Study Fashion Design

In exquisite Switzerland

Design your Future

with a Diploma Course

Dear applicants!

We are pleased to announce that application, registration and submission of required documents for our academic year 2020-2021 is open.

Do not miss this unique opportunity for contemporary fashion study  while immersed in the historical cultural and academic traditions of beautiful Switzerland.

SWISS MODE International Fashion Design School provides work-related qualifications for those taking their first steps into the fashion industry and for those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. The students of our school develop theoretical knowledge, design skills, and the practical hands-on experience required for embarking upon a successful career.

For our academic year 2020-2021 we offer the following full-time award bearing programmes:

  • BTEC Higher National Qualifications in Fashion and Textiles;

This is a two-year fashion intensive programme at education Levels 4 and 5, accredited by Pearson Education, the world’s most recognized applied learning organization. Upon successful completion of Level 4 students receive the BTEC HNC in Fashion and Textiles corresponding to the 1st year of a college/university programme.. Upon successful completion of Level 5 students receive the BTEC HND corresponding to the 2nd year of a college/university programme. Those wishing to continue their professional education for a 3rd year at Level 6 at SWISS MODE may progress to study for their BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Fashion and Textiles (currently subject to validation).

And the following short courses:

Our short-term courses are a wonderful opportunity for those who are timebound and who would like to acquire specific new skills or brush up existing ones.

Be aware that admission requirements and required documents depend on the country of your residence.

For more information on the enrolment process, required documents, program specification and tuition fees please contact our school administrator by phone +41-79-705-80-00 or via email, or check our official website

We look forward to welcoming you at SWISS MODE International Fashion Design School!

SWISS MODE administration

Fashion Designer
de Luxe

A combination of our Fashion Designer and Dressmaker courses.

Fashion Designer

Learn the complete process of Fashion Design, from conception to creation.

Fashion Illustrator

Let your creativity loose and become a Fashion Artist .


Learn to produce any outfit with ancient tailoring methods and modern creativity.

Pattern Maker

Learn to execute a designer's ideas with precision and style.

Course Comparison

See how the curriculums, hours, and prices of our diploma courses compare.

Online Design Courses

Our Fashion-Collection course is full of practical knowledge about the fashion industry and is for fashion designers who want to experience the process of creating their collection from scratch by following online classes and webinars under the guidance of practicing teachers, many of whom work with international fashion houses such as Vivienne Westwood.

About Us

We are pleased to offer you a wonderful opportunity to study Fashion Design in the beautiful location of Montreux, Switzerland .

Being the official representative of the Instituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) in Switzerland, we provide the same teaching and training techniques that have carved out IMB’s reputation for the last 55 years.


Studying in Montreux

Montreux is a picturesque Swiss town nestled between the Alps and the shores of Lake Geneva (lac Leman)on the Swiss Riviera. It is a truly unique location boasting some of the most magnificent sceneries–the neighbouring vineyards of Lavaux are registered as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Montreux is probably most known for its world renown music festival…