Study textile and apparel management in an intercultural setting and gain a broad perspective of the field. Immerse yourself in another culture as you learn from international experts and engage with diverse groups of people. You will broaden your skill set and enhance your cross-cultural competency while developing a better understanding of varied approaches to textile and apparel management.
Learn about the entire textile and apparel supply chain and earn three credits while studying abroad in El Salvador. Spend your spring break touring mills, factories and government agencies on this program led by MU faculty. Enroll in one of these MU courses:
- TAM 4549
- TAM 7999
Planned for summer 2023
Experience China’s role in the global apparel and textile industry firsthand on this summer, faculty-led program in Shanghai and Suzhou, China. Observe the entire supply chain of the fashion industry with visits to clothing manufacturers, fabric markets and shopping malls throughout the design districts. You will also explore the cultural hubs of Shanghai and Suzhou, and will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the silk market of Suzhou. Enroll in one of these MU courses:
- TAM 4549
- TAM 7999
Learn from industry practitioners — including designers, illustrators and trend forecasters — at a university known for providing custom-made design education. Explore your own unique style as you are surrounded by the world-class design, art and architecture of London. Enroll in three courses (15 U.S. credits) on topics like fashion styling and photography, marketing research, fashion journalism, buying and merchandising and more.
An American university located in the heart of Rome, John Cabot University offers courses in business, communications and marketing with an international outlook. You can also take advantage of internship opportunities with Rome-based United nations agencies, multinational companies, museums and more.
Gain critical insight into the fashion industry in Paris and in Europe as you study in the fashion capital of the world. You can choose to approach fashion from the perspective of business, art history or communication studies, or a combination of these angles. French language skills are not required, but you can enroll in a French language course.
Located in the center of the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence University of the Arts offers small classes taught by Italian and European professors who are experts in their fields. Take courses in art and design, communications, business and more that use the city of Florence as a core part of the curriculum. Optional Italian courses allow you to start or continue learning the language.
With more than 10 locations around the world, including Cape Town, London, Milan and Shanghai, Global Mizzou Internships help you gain valuable professional experience while being immersed in another culture. You’ll make professional connections and apply classroom knowledge in a real-world setting while improving your cross-cultural communication skills and gaining the flexibility, confidence and independence needed to navigate another country.