Discover Istituto Marangoni Paris School, the student services and facilities, the academic calendar and schedule, the things you need to bring with you and the way you can best prepare yourself for the course start.
Type of Classrooms:
Winter time from October to June
Monday to Friday - 8:00 to 20:00
Saturday - 8:00 to 17:30
Summer time from June to September
Monday to Friday - 8:00 to 18:30
Yes, in the Cafeteria on the first floor you can find vending machines with coffee and healthy snacks. Many restaurants are a few steps from the school area and you can purchase lunch and bring it to the School Cafeteria.
Here is some pre-arrival information on resources and materials you can refer to before you get to school. Note that Istituto Marangoni offers several facilities for students, such as computers, scanners, on-site copy machines, school email accounts, access to dedicated student Extranet on-line resources for research purposes.
HARDWARE: You can use the school’s internet connection. At School you will find multi-functionaal laser colour printers, that can also be used to scan and send documents to email addresses or USB drives. Apple hardware is recommended but not required. Also, we recommend you consider bringing the following (not required): a usb-c to usb adapter, an adapter for drawing tablets (Wacom), external webcams, external hard drivers etc...; a Bluetooth ergonomic mouse (for i.e. Logitech mx master) to prevent wrist pain and improve in-app features (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign…); a drawing tablet (fashion design course only) to draw freely with Adobe applications instead of using a trackpad.
SOFTWARE: You can access the full Adobe Creative Cloud package, Microsoft Office 365 Education Web Access and Virtual Lab platform, where you can run cloud apps without installing them onto your computer such as Clo3D and other apps suggested by the teachers. iMac computers in laboratories and classrooms can be used freely in case of failure or temporary unavailability of your personal MacBook|pc. We suggest that you bring a laptop with RAM Memory at least 16GB to 512GB storage (such as an Apple MacBook Pro 13” with Apple Chip M1. Visit the Apple website https://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop to obtain a discount with the Unidays Account).
PRINTING: Digital and environmentally friendly projects are normally preferred. However, some courses may require high-quality printing for professional outputs (e.g. Honours Projects, Portfolios).
SOURCING: subjects involving Fabrics and Materials may require the purchase of fabric samples to complete assessments (e.g. Fabric Books, Portfolios). The purchase for multiple subjects is often managed by the course tutor, making logistics easier and enabling students to get discounts.
All courses provide reading lists of required, recommended or additional reading resources. Some will be required for theoretical subjects and will be made available at the school’s library, along with selected and exclusive online resources. However, we recommend that students purchase the books required for assessments. For Fashion Design programmes, the school will provide drawing and pattern making tutorial handbooks to support the students’ learning process. You can start with these (not required, but recommended):
The teaching schedule will be available approximately ten days before classes start.
The academic year is divided in 3 terms. Each term is composed of 8 weeks of classes and 1 up to 2 weeks of assessment period.
During the academic year you will have:
Within the academic year there are also additional days of holiday, during national holidays:
From the moment your classes start, you must use the Istituto Marangoni official email account. The e-mail address is created as: StudentID@istitutomarangoni.org).
Once you start classes, please check your account frequently, as it will be used to send all messages and updates about the school.
As a Marangoni student you have a reserved online platform called One Login with a dedicated App, a personal email account and many ressources and softwares.
In order to access it you need to have your Student ID provided by the Admissions Service at the moment of enrollment.
Please find a step-by-step video tutorial for creating your OneLogin account.
Istituto Marangoni has released a customised application which will make your school experience easier and more entertaining. You will have direct access to you student badge, course timetables, news & events, messaging, social feeds, information, and the school map.
Please find a step-by-step video tutorial:
The application is available for download on iOS App Store and Google Play Store. You will be requested to download the I’M SOCIETY App to be part of our Community and enjoy unique events, experiences and opportunities.
Working while studying can be challenging because you will have a very busy schedule; we usually recommend seeking a job after completing your studies. As a student at Istituto Marangoni, however, you may have the opportunity to work on projects developed by the School's teams, e.g. working as a dresser during Fashion Week.