Istituto Marangoni Dubai has achieved a significant milestone by obtaining institutional licensure from the UAE’s Ministry of Education (MoE) through the esteemed Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).
This prestigious recognition positions Istituto Marangoni as the first accredited foreign university specializing in creative fields in the UAE. Furthermore, the Bachelor of Arts programmes offered by Istituto Marangoni Dubai in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Visual Design, and Product Design has successfully completed the rigorous programme accreditation process and are now officially listed in the CAA National Register.
The CAA has bestowed a 5-year Accreditation upon Istituto Marangoni for its Bachelor of Arts Degree programmes mentioned above. Additionally, the institution is actively working on introducing new Bachelor’s Degree programmes in Fashion Styling and Fashion Business, as well as Master’s Degree programmes in Fashion Luxury Brand Management and Interior Design. This expansion of academic offerings reflects Istituto Marangoni’s commitment to nurturing and empowering creative talent.
Established in 1935, Istituto Marangoni has consistently maintained its status as a top-ranking higher education institution, dedicated to supporting and enhancing creative talent. In September 2022, the prestigious institution opened its Dubai campus at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), further extending its global network of Fashion, Art, and Design schools, which are already thriving in Milan, Paris, Florence, London, Mumbai, Miami, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.
By blending Italy’s renowned fashion heritage and craftsmanship with cutting-edge digital technology, Istituto Marangoni places a strong emphasis on innovation and preparing students for success in the industry.
Istituto Marangoni’s unwavering commitment to constantly improving the quality and breadth of its academic programmes has earned it a spot among the top 100 universities in the world in the fields of Fashion, Art, and Design, according to the prestigious QS World University Ranking 2023.
Expressing her delight regarding the Dubai accreditation, Stefania Valenti, the Managing Director of Istituto Marangoni, stated, “We are truly honoured to achieve this significant milestone, made possible through the exceptional collaboration between Istituto Marangoni and the UAE Ministry of Education. Being recognized as a University is a testament to our unwavering commitment to maintaining high standards and employing skilled teaching staff.”
Valenti further explained, “The Bachelor of Arts Degree programmes at Istituto Marangoni Dubai are meticulously designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to embrace the abundant opportunities and challenges presented by the growth and prosperity of the UAE economy. This licensure, coupled with the accreditation received from the CAA, will enable Istituto Marangoni Dubai to attract more students from both the local and global communities.
Moreover, since the accreditation holds recognition throughout the Middle East, our institution aims to become a captivating hub for aspiring professionals in the fashion and design industry. This achievement marks just the beginning of a journey filled with countless opportunities and projects that Istituto Marangoni envisions for this region.”
Aligned with the strategic objectives outlined in the UAE Vision 2030, Istituto Marangoni Dubai embraces innovative teaching practices and modern educational models to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of education in the UAE.
Istituto Marangoni Dubai extends its heartfelt gratitude to the Commission Evaluation Team and the external Commissioners for their positive response and valuable feedback. The institution remains fully committed to meeting the academic standards set by the CAA and providing students from the UAE and around the world with unparalleled learning opportunities.
With its institutional licensure and programme accreditations, Istituto Marangoni Dubai stands poised to shape the future of creative education in the UAE, creating a platform for talented individuals to thrive and leave an indelible mark on the fashion and design industry.
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