» Competition 17 - The MetLife Foundation Study Abroad Innovation Competition

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, United States

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, United States
Strategic Partner: Instituto Profesional Duoc UC, Chile

Designing Pathways: U.S.-Chile Student Exchange in Design & Business

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is partnering with Instituto Profesional Duoc UC on its first exchange program in South America, as well as the first study abroad opportunity for FIT Interior Design majors. Designing Pathways will initiate a sustained flow of students in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Textile Surface Design, and International Trade & Marketing in both directions by providing the opportunity for a full-semester exchange in locations considered to be centers for design, textile production, and economics. Within the selected disciplines, the program curriculum integrates conceptual design education with technical skills and management training. Students will experience first-hand the real-world activities of global businesses and train to work in international trade and global fashion companies.

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