Academics / Career opportunities

Working in the fashion industry
is easy with MITA

The vocational training provided in class and laboratory, along with the apprenticeship experience, prepare our students to deal with a real working environment as soon as they complete their studies.

Career opportunities:

  • Higher technician operating in the leather sector, artisan workshops and style offices, product offices, modelling or prototyping departments and external technical consulting firms;
  • Marketing and Communication Manager in fashion businesses, but also in consultancy firms and fashion marketing agencies;
  • Higher technician in the textile manufacturing sector;
  • Higher technician in contexts where metal accessories and complements are designed and manufactured for fashion products (leather goods, footwear), including small, medium and large companies, craft workshops, design studios, companies operating in the luxury fashion industry and artistic goldsmiths.

Course objectives:

  • Training of professional figures specialized in:
    product design;
  • evaluation and selection of product materials;
  • feasibility studies on prototypes;
  • collaborations for the definition of processing cycles and for the activation of external resources;
  • updating activity on industry innovations;
  • fashion marketing and communications;
  • development of commercial strategies in the fashion industry, with specialization in the textile and leather goods sector.

Skills development:

  • multidisciplinary skills for the synergistic management of creative, production, commercialization and marketing processes;
  • in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of the production cycle in the fashion industry, with particular reference to supply chain management;
  • expertise on production technologies as an added value of Made in Italy goods.

Contact mita at one of the following addresses or use the form to contact us

Office opening hours:
From Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00


Location of didactic activities:
Castello dell’Acciaiolo, Via Pantin, Scandicci – Florence
Tel. 055 9335306 – Fax 055 9332959

Registered office:
Castello dell’Acciaiolo, Via Pantin, Scandicci – Firenze
Tel. 055 9335306 – Fax 055 9332959

Locations of the specialized Laboratories:
Province of Florence, Prato, Pisa.

    The school is located in the prestigious Villa l’Acciaiolo, also called Castello dell’Acciaiolo or, more simply, l’Acciaiolo, it is a historic noble residence that is now publicly owned.

    The ITS MITA Foundation operates thanks to the Ministry of Education and Regione Toscana POR FSE. 2014-2020