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Luiss Business School acquires Amsterdam Fashion Academy: the School expands its presence abroad

January 09 2020

Luiss Business School acquires Amsterdam Fashion Academy: the School expands its presence abroad
Amsterdam will become the Hub for School’s international activities and an attraction point for young people in Northern Europe. Thanks to this operation, Luiss Business School accelerates its growth and get stronger in the higher education for fashion and luxury sectors, traditional Made in Italy excellence.  Luiss Business School acquires Amsterdam Fashion Academy: for the first time in its history, the School grows abroad and through an acquisition, strengthening its positioning as a dynamic and international excellent Italian institution. Thanks to this operation, Luiss Business School speeds up in higher education of fashion and luxury sectors, traditional Made in Italy spearhead. The Amsterdam Fashion Academy (AFA) is a higher education boutique founded in The Netherlands in 2013 and it is currently the only Dutch institution giving a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Fashion and Luxury sectors. With approximately 200 students, the 73% of them coming from 20 different Countries all around the World, AFA is high-ranked, posing great attention to academic quality and to the ratio between Students and Teachers, currently equal to 6, representing a unprecedented case in the higher education landscape, both before and after graduation. “The acquisition of Amsterdam Fashion Academy represents a historic milestone for Luiss Business School and for our University, as well as for our education system in general”, Luiss’ President Vincenzo Boccia commented. “Thanks to this operation, Luiss reaffirms itself as an extremely dynamic reality, on a strong expansion path and with a particular attention to education challenges at an international level”, Boccia added. The acquisition will allow Luiss Business School to develop a particularly attractive educational offer, with double or joint programmes located in Amsterdam and Rome, in addition to the creation of a solid axis in fashion and luxury sectors between Milan and Amsterdam hubs. “Thanks to this operation, few weeks after the strengthening on national territory with the opening of Dolomites Hub, located in Veneto region, Luiss Business School will develop a concrete international hub, in which to focus on educational activities dedicated to Northern Europe young graduates, in all those sectors representing the Made In Italy excellence: fashion and luxury first, but creative industry and family business are included, where Italy and Luiss Business School are referring points”, added Luigi Abete, Luiss Business School President. Moreover, the choice of Amsterdam will allow Luiss Business School to further develop its network with global and European multinational companies’ headquarters settled in The Netherlands capital, a trend willing to grow up thanks to current geopolitical European developments. Establishing a direct presence at the heart of Europe will allow Luiss Business School to develop an excellent hub for the international recruitment of the Students for the whole School, thus exploiting synergies of costs and academic. Over the next two years, AFA offer portfolio is foreseen to be revised and integrated: the kick-off of 15 courses - Master and Executive – is expected in 2020 – 2021. Gemma & Partners assisted Luiss Business School in the acquisition with a team led by Partners Dr. Antonio Italiano for financial and tax profiles, Prof. Andrea Gemma together with senior associate Elisabetta Mattozzi and associate Leone Momigliano for legal and regulatory profiles. 01/09/2020
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Master Fashion & Luxury Business – Webinar
Introducing Fashion and Luxury Business – Major of the Master in Fashion, Luxury & Tourism Management. Register and attend the live webinar! On February 11 at 4.30 pm CET attend the live webinar of Luiss Business School and learn more about Fashion and Luxury Business – Major of the Master in Fashion, Luxury & Tourism Management, a 12-month full-time programme designed to allow young talents to start career paths in a wide range of organisations both in fashion and luxury industries. The Webinar will help understand how this master develops in students an understanding of management techniques of fashion and luxury firms, while focusing on the strategies, management and business actions required to support their future career. The Master offers the possibility to live a truly global experience studying in Milan, at the Milano Luiss Hub, and in Amsterdam, at the Amsterdam Fashion Academy and learning from a top-level International academic faculty and influential guest corporate speakers that will provide candidates with quality professional experiences, technical notions and compelling case studies to draw inspiration from. The Directors and the  Coordinator of the Master will present during the webinar the contents and structure of the programme and, during a Q&A, will answer all questions and curiosities of participants giving  more details, insights and suggestions to participate in the next edition of the Master starting in March 2021. The live webinar is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon— who are interested in developing competencies required in the fashion and luxury industries. Speakers Carlo Fei, Adjunct Professor and Professor of Practice, Luiss Business School Daniela Della Rosa, Adjunct Professor, Luiss Business School and curator and lecturer, Luiss Master in Fashion Law Eleonora Negri, Master Full-time Coordinator, Luiss Business School REGISTER
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