Textiles discipline within the Fashion Design bachelor's course

Aleppo, Syria

Interdisciplinary project in cooperation with the GTZ technical cooperation service in Aleppo, Syria, since 2008

  • Partnership with the University of Aleppo
  • Concept of AleppoTextileHouse as an institute, label and network
  • Work placement candidates for textile techniques and the textile archive
  • Excursion with workshop, March 2009
  • Product development for AleppoTextileHouse

ETT European Textile Trainee

Since 2009, two students each have been participating in a six-week workshop in Tilburg, the Netherlands, and a six-week practical experience period in Como, Italy. Partners, 2010:

  • Audax Textile Museum Tilburg
  • Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
  • National Academy of the Arts Bergen (KHIB), Norway
  • Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle, Germany
  • Sint-Lucas Visual Arts University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK), Ghent, Belgium
  • COMO Textile institutes, Servizi Industriali Srl., UICOMO, Como, Italy


The Istanbul Studio Scholarship is organized by Prof. Andrea Zaumseil (Metal Sculpture) and Prof. Dr. Nike Bätzner (History of Art).

  • Studio stipends
  • Excursion
  • Seminar and lectures
  • Student exchange
  • Exchange of teaching staff, etc.