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Critical Fashion Practices


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The dominant form of fashion is fast fashion. This industry is booming, but it comes at a high price. In the master’s course Critical Fashion Practices, you explore alternative, non-industrial modes and frameworks for making, seeing and experiencing fashion and clothes. You will develop your critical fashion practice and redefine what fashion means in our social, cultural and economic realms.

In brief

  • Discover fashion’s transformative capacities: You become part of a community of independent, curious, and optimistic individuals working to build a critical fashion practice and create a more equitable fashion industry.
  • Diverse and engaging curriculum: This master's course has a project-based curriculum. You'll work with diverse students, gain valuable skills, and prepare for your career.
  • Define your own research route: You can formulate, explore, and refine your research objectives.
  • Learn from leading critical fashion practicioners: You receive guidance from leading critical fashion practitioners and other professionals from the field of fashion, art and, design.
  • Express your research and ideas in your own way: You explore various strategies: writing, podcasting, publishing, activism, reading groups, curation, and performance.
  • Interdisciplinary learning community: You get to venture among a network of participants, (guest) tutors, the Fashion Professorship and other master’s courses.







ECTS credits

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Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Application requirements

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 - -


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