Shenkar offers degrees across a unique blend of art, design and engineering, and its fashion programme spans four years, seeking to covering every aspect of the design process. The school's teaching format focuses on instructor-led lectures and workshops and independent work in student studios after school hours. The school's courses in technical skills and digital innovation ranked highly, with an impressive 100 percent satisfaction rate among students for Shenkar's technical skills courses, although course offerings in business, marketing and sustainability were rated below average. Almost as impressively, 98 percent of students expressed they felt prepared to enter the industry, and overall were very satisfied with their peers and teachers. As a result, Shenkar has risen four places in the 2017 BA rankings. With a focus on diversifying education, 2017 will see the introduction of interdisciplinary studies, blending fashion design with other design disciplines, including technology, engineering and science. Students will dedicate 10 hours per degree to studies outside of their major.
"Shenkar is an amazing school. The learning experience is great. I learned so much these past three years and I keep on learning. The professors are very professional and dedicated. Shenkar encourages striving for excellence along with friendship and working side by side. It is a privilege to study there!"
"Very creative place. The faculty drives you to do the best and helps you make your design dreams a reality. Highest reputation in Israel, helps students make international connections with an impressive alumni list: from Alber Elbaz to the head of Alexander Wang's men's wear department"
"Today, after working for nearly a year in the fashion industry, I can say with full confidence that Shenkar is a great school. Naturally, I compare my abilities to my colleagues and I feel that there is a huge gap in technical knowledge, design abilities, and concept building. Shenkar gives the tools to make a decent living in any direction we chose to go to industry. "
"Holistic, relevant and innovative describes the approach of Shenkar College's faculty of Fashion Design. Faculty are always giving us the time and resources we need. The school is constantly updating the curriculum and its methods of teaching. "
Full Undergraduate, Fashion Ranking
The Business of Fashion's global fashion school rankings aim to provide an objective assessment of the top undergraduate and graduate fashion programmes around the world.