Istanbul Moda Academy
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    Institution Description
    Istanbul Moda Academy (?MA) was founded as part of the Fashion and Textile Cluster Project, organized and financed by the European Union, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade and Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations (?TK?B). Academy aims at developing the Turkish textile and apparel industry, offering its services at the renovated Sadrazam Sait Pa?a Kona??, now furnished with cutting-edge technologies, in Ni?anta??, the heart of Turkish fashion. ?MA commenced its educational programs at the beginning of 2008 with courses in fashion design, fashion product development and technology, fashion photography and media, fashion management and marketing in collaboration with the world’s leading fashion schools: London College of Fashion, Domus Academy (Italy), and IFM (France). The staff consists of foreign and local trainers who train fashion professionals of the future through professional development programs and academic programs focusing on the industry.??Thanks to the support of the European Union and ?TK?B, ?MA is a fashion platform that keenly stimulates fashion professionals of today and tomorrow, evidenced by the Academy’s operational synergy, integrated with organizations of the Fashion and Textile Cluster Project as well as with the Academy’s strong connections in the industry. ?MA delivers a contemporary curriculum with an experienced educational staff, collaborating with fashion schools of demonstrated success in the international arena. This dynamic educational environment also offers the most comprehensive fashion library in Turkey, in a facility equipped with state-of-the art technology right in the heart of Turkish fashion.