Bunka Fashion College

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Bunka Fashion College

School Introduction

Bunka Fashion College was founded in 1923 as the first dressmaking school in Japan. Since then, Bunka has had a significant role in fashion education in Japan. Its original, specialized and practical curriculum adapts to the changes in a diversified industry, and it continues to cultivate fashion professionals who can easily adapt to the modern fashion industry.


Bunka Fashion College's campus comprises of a 21 storey building that includes the latest facilities such as a library, costume museum, and a resource center which provides a wealth of information on fashion. Bunka's campus contributes towards developing student's creative ability.


The number of Bunka alumni has surpassed 300,000 over the course of its history and it has produced many great designers such as Hiroko Koshino, Yohji Yamamoto and Chisato Tsumori. Bunka Fashion College is one of the most prestigious fashion schools in the world.


As a fashion education leader in Japan, Bunka Fashion College offers 4-year Advanced Diploma Courses in Creative Design and Global Business Design, which are equivalent to bachelor degree program in Japan. We are not only teaching practical and technical training, but we also execute joint research initiatives with industry, and expand our collaborations in governmental, industrial and academic circles, in order to develop and evolve in answer to meet to the demands of our time.


Note that this school’s courses are all offered in Japanese only.

Main Features

School Location

Nearest station: Shinjuku station (JR Yamate line, Chuo line, Sobu line, Saikyo line / Subway Toei Shinjuku line, Toei Oedo line, Marunouchi line)
Distance from station: 7 minutes walk


This school is located in Shibuya-ku, where you can enjoy shopping, eating, playing, and of course varieties of fashions. Also, since Shinjuku is extremely well connected for exploring the city, you will be always ready to expose yourself into fresh and inspiring environments.

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We aim to support all students who are interested in coming to Japan to study & live.
For this reason, we provide all of these services at not cost to you.
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