Welcome to the Copenhagen Academy of Fashion and Design, here we offer an advanced internationally

recognised full-time course in fashion and design.

The course takes 2 years and upon completion a total of 120 ECTS-points is granted.

Copenhagen Academy of Fashion and Design has successfully, since 1983, educated new fashion designers.

Many of our graduates are currently employed in the fashion industry in clothing-, footwear- and

accessorie-design. Others work as costume-designers for film, theater or television, and some have

chosen to start their own brands/businesses with sales and production both at home and abroad.



A good designer must be able to


  • work innovatively
  • be experimental
  • cooperate with creative teams / production
  • be creative and search for inspiration
  • know all the aspects of the craftmanship.




As a student from the Nordic countries and Denmark, you are entitled to receive the educational

 support from the respective countries. State Education Support (SU) for Denmark.

Swedish students (CSN) Norwegian students (Loan Fund) Icelandic students (LIN).

Would you like to work with clothing, fashion and design, then contact us and learn

about the options for getting an education that you can use both in Denmark and abroad.






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Admissions for 2015 and 2016 

We are still admitting students for August 2015, but have now

opened for February 2016.

Read more about admission here 

Graduation 2015

On the 25th. of June our graduates present their collections. You can read more about the Event here

Danish Fashion Ethical Charter

Because of the recent intense scrutiny of models Health,

the Academy has signed the Danish Fashion Ethical Charter.

You can learn more about the Charter and its content by the link below.