İMA which is a member of International Fashion Schools Association; was elected to IFFTI (International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes) the board of directors. IFFTI, a global "Network of Fashion and Textile Institutes", represents various institutions from around the world. At the same time IFFTI helps sharing information, enhancing intercultural interactions and relations.
As part of İMA’s long-term academic collaboration with London College of Fashion (LCF), academics from contribute to İMA’s Undergraduate Program course delivery and quality assurance.
İMA’s two-year Fashion Design and Technology Undergraduate program provides students with the opportunity to progress to LCF for an additional year of study in London on the BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology undergraduate course and gain a University of the Arts London/ London College of Fashion award.
In order to qualify to study at London College of Fashion in London students would have successfully completed the two-year Fashion Design and Technology Undergraduate program at İMA and have an overall IELTS with a minimum of 6 in each area (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
POLIMODA, an internationally recognized fashion school for fashion design and marketing, has been one of the partner schools of İMA in the fields of fashion design, shoe design, fashion brand management and portfolio preparation since 2007 within the scope of Continuous Training Programs.
Since 2007, İMA and IFM have been collaborating in the fields of trainers’ exchange, workshops organized within the scope of continuous training programs and common industrial projects.
Offering the most efficient environment for training fashion designers who possess awareness in the fields of fashion, design and art in Turkey, İMA has partnered with leading Turkish designers in numerous projects. Some renown designers İMA works with are: Hüseyin Çağlayan, Bora Aksu, Arzu Kaprol, Atıl Kutoğlu, Deniz Mercan, Ece Ege (DICE KAYEK), Hakan Yıldırım, Mehtap Elaidi, Özlem Süer, Ümit Ünal...
EN / Tekstil ve Moda Tasarım Fakültesi’nin yanı sıra Grafik Tasarım, İç Mimarlık, Görsel Sanatlar Fakülteleri’yle eğitim veren Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts Łódź, özellikle moda tasarımı konusunda Lodz Bölgesi’nin en önemli eğitim kurumlarından olup, İMA’nın iş birliğinde olduğu okullardan biridir.