Israeli design college 'fifth most influential' fashion school
Shenkar College's Fashion Design Department in Ramat Gan is among the five most influential fashion schools in the world and the 11th-best overall, according to rankings released on Sunday by the influential Business of Fashion publication.
The ranking examined dozens of leading fashion institutions from all over the world based on several criteria, including curriculum, alumni's success and industry influence after graduation, international awards , students' level of satisfaction, and students' grades.
At number five, Shenkar was designated the most influential fashion school outside of New York or London.
"Situated within the metropolitan area of Tel Aviv, Shenkar blends both the technical and conceptual in its curriculum," the website's editors wrote. "During the four-year undergraduate fashion design course, students are exposed to small group peer and faculty critique, where they must defend their concepts and processes in arriving at their finished projects."
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