DIA recognizes the importance of academic collaboration with design schools of other continents for global exposure. Our collaborative alliances with global partners, International Universities and the Industry are translated into student and faculty exchange, classroom projects, internships, placements and progression.

LTD Nagold, Germany

LTD Nagold, Germany is one of the best institutes in the field of Fashion and Retail Management. LTD is an educational establishment of the Federal Association of the German textile retail industry and is associated with the Federal Association of German shoe retail industry. LTD Nagold and IMS DIA have joined hands to enhance the educational capabilities of each other. There will be an academic exchange in the area of education, research and extension, providing a forum for the dissemination of information and experience between the staff and students of both institutions through - Faculty Exchange, Scholars Exchange, Student Exchange, Educational Extensions and Research Materials.

ESMOD International Fashion School, Paris

The world's first institution to teach Fashion and a world leader in fashion education has agreed with DIA to launch an international Master's Degree in Fashion programme that would enable the students to gain the best of both Asia and Europe through two centre degree. Our students participated in the summer programmes of IED Milan and Istituto Marangoni Italy.

The University of Lincoln

DIA is the key Indian partner of the University of Lincoln's College of Arts. Together we are establishing staff and student exchanges and visits as well as offering progression to those studying at either institution. We are also expecting to benefit from joint award applications for various government and private initiatives and partnerships.


ACADEMIC COLLABORATION DIA is a member of IFFTI (International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute). IFFTI is an international association of leading education institutions dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching and learning in fashion and fashion related program. We are amongst only 4 members in India to enjoy this accreditation.

British Council

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING PARTNER For the academic year 2015-16 first year undergraduate programmes of DIA include a British Council English Language course.

PC Jewellers

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER DIA has associated with PC Jewellers as Knowledge partners for the Jewellery Design Department . This association will help the students to gain space between first hand experience of working in the professional labs of PC Jewellers. The students will also get an opportunity to work in a professional environment.


Corel draw is associated with DIA as training partners. Corel Draw is a well known software used in various fields of design. To provide industry exposure and to prepare the students for the industry-a certified course of Corel draw is provided to students. This course is conducted by Corel trained professionals.

Gear (Garment Exporters Association of Rajasthan)

INDUSTRY PARTNER Garment Exporters Association of Rajasthan is an industry partner for the Fashion and Textiles department of DIA to provide practical and hands on approach to the world of Fashion design.

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Managed by IMS, Noida group, IMS-Design & Innovation Academy was established in 2005 in Noida with a vision to nurture and train professionals in Design, Fashion and Communication.

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