How to apply and guidance
The Information and Orientation Office is the first point of contact with the world of Polimoda. A dedicated team can provide all the information on the Institute, the individual courses and the related employment opportunities, as well as valuable support on life in Florence, housing services and other utilities.

How to apply

Polimoda offers study programs across undergraduate, master and seasonal courses in each of the major areas of fashion: Fashion Design, Fashion Business, Art Direction and Design Management. Make sure to note the language the course is conducted in, the duration, the start date and application requirements.

Undergraduate and Master programs

Prepare your application

Prepare your CV and, if applicable, a portfolio of your work.

Contact us

For specific information on your course of interest, get in contact with our Information and Orientation Office, book an appointment, or take part in an Open Day.

Fill in the application

Once you have chosen the course that suits you, complete and send the online application request form that is on each course page.


Check if your chosen course provides a scholarship, and apply with the relevant application.

Seasonal courses Enrol online

Purchase your seasonal course directly online. In just a few, simple steps you will be able to autonomously make your payment and complete the enrolment process.

Admission process

To enroll in a Polimoda course, follow these steps:

Fill out the application

Once you have selected a program that suits you, send the online application request form found on the course page;

For Undergraduate and Master programs

1. You will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Orientation Office;
2. Wait to hear back from Polimoda and proceed with payment if admitted.

For Seasonal

Proceed to payment and complete the online enrollment procedure.

To enroll in an Undergraduate course you must have a high school diploma. To enroll in a Master program, you must have an undergraduate degree or proven work experience of at least two years in a relevant field. To enroll in a seasonal course, no qualifications are required. Here is the summary of requirements to enroll in a course at Polimoda, from payment terms to refunds, academic year management and contractual relationship between the Institute and the student:


Polimoda is committed to enriching and transforming the future of its students and awards a range of scholarships worth thousands of euros. These awards are given annually to encourage academic excellence and increase the diversity of our student population.

Payment methods

Payments can be made as follows:


Bank transfer

Bank name: Banca Cambiano 1884 Spa
Name of the beneficiary: Polimoda Agency: Via Maggio,84/r – 50125 Firenze
IBAN: IT93B0842502803000030861280 BIC: CRACIT33XXX

Bank name: Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Name of the beneficiary: Polimoda Agency: Via Di Soffiano 86 – 50143 Firenze
IBAN: IT40L0103002832000063109155 BIC: PASCITMMXXX

Specifying the name and surname of the student and the name of the course in the reason for payment.

At the Accounting Office

  • by cash (for amounts up to €500)
  • by debit card by credit card

At any Post Office

For any amount, using the Polimoda prefilled payment form (to be collected at the Polimoda Accounting Office).

For seasonal courses only

Online Enrolment: Seasonal courses can be purchased directly online through credit card or bank transfer.

Visa and Permit of Stay 

Polimoda has partnered with Italy4You to guide and assist students through the following processes:

  • Permit of Stay 
  • Declaration of Presence 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Opening a Bank Account 
  • Tax Codes

For further information please contact:

The Student Hotel – Collab
Via S.Lavagnini 70/72, 50129, Florence
Tel +39 055 210460

Credit system

Polimoda courses allow the student to obtain Polimoda Credits. A Polimoda credit corresponds to 25 hours of study, which includes contact hours, individual study and other tasks.

1 Polimoda Credit = 1 ECTS

Credits are acquired by passing the course. The total number of credits that can be acquired by the student during the study program is indicated in the description of each course.

Student regulations

Here are the regulations and procedures necessary to attend a course at Polimoda, from documentation to online services, the evaluation systems and laboratories.