Top nine in the world!

Ninth place among the world's best fashion schools! We at the Swedish School of Textiles are happy that we have been ranked number nine on CEOWORLD magazine's list of the best fashion schools in the world for 2024!

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Education and research environments

Exit 2024: The fashion show in pictures

The music is pulsing in the Borås Congress Centre. It's packed. The audience sits opposite each other in a square so that an aisle is formed between them. The models will soon come out dressed in the graduating students' graduation collections – and no two collections are alike.

New doctoral thesis contributes knowledge about circular business models

Circular business models are often promoted as the solution to an unsustainable fashion industry. An important nut to crack is how these models can be scaled up – something that requires courage. Emelie Hultberg's doctoral thesis provides clarity on a complex issue.

International design conference illuminates artistic research

Recently, the conference Dialogical Bodies was held at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås. It was an interactive conference focusing on artistic research.

Xianyi Zeng: I want to change the entire textile industry in Europe

His main research area was initially automation and data analysis, but later he became interested in artificial intelligence. Now he wants to promote sustainability and digitalisation in the European textile industry. Meet the university’s new honorary doctor Xianyi Zeng.

Nordic cooperation on circular innovation focusing on workwear

A Nordic interregional collaboration is now commencing to demonstrate how workwear companies can prepare, and adapt their global value chains to the upcoming EU regulations on circular economy.

A new doctoral thesis examines alternative perspectives on the body in fashion design

Can a body be a chair, a road sign, or perhaps an ice cream? Faseeh Saleem has recently completed his PhD studies and in his research, he challenges conventional design processes and introduces new ideas about what a body could be. A new artistic doctoral thesis at the Swedish School of Textiles is thus complete, showcasing an alternative path where art and fashion intersect.