Sustainable Clothing/Apparel Technology (Bachelor)

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Short Description

This is the track for engineering students in the field of apparel, any subject ranging from fashion technology (not fashion design), clothing engineering, textile engineering, apparel engineering and design engineering with interests in textiles and apparel.

The study programme focuses on courses dealing with solutions to the manufacturing and recycling of sustainable apparel and textile products. As a participant in this track you will combine classes from different branches of knowledge in this field, such as Biomass and Waste Utilization and Sustainable Building Technology. These courses can be supplemented by a wealth of electives (provided there is no timetable clash) – ranging from courses that convey lab skills in general engineering to courses that impart professional skills, such as Project Lab in Sciences and Technology or Project Management.

The Sustainable Clothing/Apparel Technology study programme is only offered during winter semesters.

Requirements for Admission

In order to be admitted and to succeed in this track, you have to fulfill certain prerequisites:

  • You are an enrolled student at a partner university of HTW Berlin.
  • You will have covered at least four semesters in an engineering study programme prior to participation.
  • Basic knowledge in textiles and apparel manufacturing is expected. For selected courses, basic knowledge in pattern making is required.
  • An advanced level of B2 in English is compulsory.

Programme Parts

During your semester or year at HTW Berlin, you are required to select a combination of different programme parts:

  • Core Courses
  • Elective Courses, e.g. Language Courses or optional AWE courses (subject to availability, can be selected provided there is no timetable clash)

Courses offered