Popular chain of fashion schools
Mode Gakuen has schools in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Paris, France (CREAPOLE).
Mode Gakuen has an internship system with companies so that students can experience working at an actual work place before graduation. Internships are still fairly rare in Japan, so this is a definite plus.
Every year, Mode Gakuen also invites 5 to 6 world famous designers to give lectures to Mode Gakuen students. Some designers who have lectured at Mode Gakuen in the past are ANNA SUI, Paul Smith, Katharine Hamnett, Michiko Koshino, Kansai Yamamoto, Yoichi Nagasawa and Nobuhiko Kitamura.
Mode Gakuen has over 5,500 students including 200 foreign students from Asia. Teachers with business experience, active in their respective fields, offer lessons and skill practice. In addition, the school provides original texts, case study, internship programs and group learning.
Mode Gakuen offers senior students a graduation trip to Paris and graduation festivals in which they make presentations which in some cases are broadcast on local TV.
Mode Gakuen offers a 100% Employment Guarantee System, in which students can continue to study, without having to pay school fees, untill they find suitable positions.
Mode Gakuen has extremely modern facilities.
Tokyo Mode Gakuen
1-6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
phone: (81) 03-3344-6000
fax: (81) 03-3344-0303
Osaka Mode Gakuen
3-3-2 Umeda, Kita-ku
phone: (81) 06-6345-2222
fax: (81) 06-6345-3456
Nagoya Mode Gakuen
4-25-13 Meieki, Nakamura-ku
phone: (81) 052-582-0001
fax: (81) 052-582-0077