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Textiles and Fashion

Courses in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Textile Engineering, and Textile Management are offered to exchange students at the University of Borås. All courses related to Textiles and Fashion are conducted at the famous Swedish School of Textiles, a part of University of Borås. The top of the line facilities and labs offer an exceptional combination of skills and tools in the field of fashion and textile design and textile technology.

Special prerequisites apply for application to courses within the study areas of Fashion Design and Textile Design (see below). The academic year consists of four periods (P1-4) and each semester is divided into two periods.

Please contact our international coordinator, Gustav Kibe gustav.kibe@hb.se, in case of any questions.

Bachelor's level spring 2018

This is the second semester of the 2017-2018 academic calendar. All new exchange students should attend the Orientation Days 11-12 January.

Fashion Design

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

These courses are for second-year students and higher and require good sewing and pattern-making skills. A portfolio application is required. The portfolio should include photographs of sewn and constructed collections and garments as well as illustrations. The portfolio should be in PDF and have a maximum of 10 pages.

Applicants should also upload a CV with a brief presentation of your experience related to textiles and fashion, such as internships, previous studies etc. The CV should be in a PDF of maximum 1 page.

Two exchange students will be accepted.

Textile Design

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

These courses are for second-year students and higher. A portfolio is required that shows your work, both independently and through your educational programme. We would also like you to show what you wish to do when you come to the Swedish School of Textiles and what materials you would like to use. Please include sketches showing your theoretical knowledge. The portfolio should be in PDF and have a maximum of 10 pages. 

Applicants should also upload a CV with a brief presentation of your experience related to textiles and fashion, such as internships, previous studies etc. The CV should be in a PDF of maximum 1 page.

Two exchange students will be accepted.

Textile Engineering

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

Textile Management

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

Master's level spring 2018

Textile Management

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Master's level.

Bachelor's level autumn 2017

This is the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic calendar. 

Fashion Design

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

These courses are for second-year students and higher and require good sewing and pattern-making skills. A portfolio application is required. The portfolio should include photographs of sewn and constructed collections and garments as well as illustrations. The portfolio should be in PDF and have a maximum of 10 pages.

Students should also upload a CV with a brief presentation of your experience related to textiles and fashion, such as internships, previous studies etc. The CV should be in a PDF of maximum 1 page.

Two exchange students will be accepted.

Textile Design

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

These courses are for second-year students and higher. A portfolio is required that shows your work, both independently and through your educational programme. We would also like you to show what you wish to do when you come to the Swedish School of Textiles and what materials you would like to use. Please include sketches showing your theoretical knowledge. The portfolio should be in PDF and have a maximum of 10 pages. 

Students should also upload a CV with a brief presentation of your experience related to textiles and fashion, such as internships, previous studies etc. The CV should be in a PDF of maximum 1 page.

Two exchange students will be accepted.

Textile Engineering

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

*Students can choose either Scandinavian Management or Leadership and Sustainable Textile Development. Not both courses.

Textile Management

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Bachelor's level.

*Students can choose either Scandinavian Management or Leadership and Sustainable Textile Development. Not both courses.

Master's level autumn 2017

Fashion and Textile Design

These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Master's level.

  • Design Project - Specialisation Project (PDF), 7.5 ECTS credits, P1
  • Aesthetic Theory - Design Methods, Advanced Level (PDF), 7.5 ECTS credits, P1
  • Elective courses in textile techniques, 15 ECTS credits (knitting, printing or weaving)
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    The elective courses of 15 ECTS credits are chosen on place.

    Entry requirements are a Bachelor's degree in design of 180 ECTS credits, a CV, verified knowledge of the English language and artistic skills assessed through a portfolio. The CV should be in a PDF of maximum 1 page with a brief presentation of your experience related to textiles and fashion, such as internships, previous studies etc.

    The portfolio that is required should contain a selection of three design projects, the results should be presented together with relevant documentation of the process. Your artistic, experimental, technical and critical reflections skills should, as far as possible, be able to be assessed through the visual material. The portfolio should be in PDF.

    Two exchange students will be accepted, one with specialisation in Fashion Design and one with specialisation in Textile Design.

    Textile Engineering

    These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Master's level.

    Textile Management

    These courses provide a total of 30 ECTS credits on Master's level.