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Global Alliances

At Pearl Academy, students get an opportunity to learn the best global practices through several international platforms such as exchange programs, summer programs, art fests, workshops and many more. With constant global exposure on offer, Pearl makes students ready for both national and international market.

The new age careers demand working in global organizations and setups. Global exposure introduces young minds to global cultures, languages, values and people. Thereby, helping students evolve as global citizens who are ready to adapt to the global work environment.

Pearl Academy encourages its students and faculty to get global exposure by collaborating with renowned higher education institutions in various parts of the world. Our extensive international tie-ups facilitate over 250 students each year to participate in reciprocal exchanges, international conferences, study tours and summer school programmes.

Pearl Academy is also a member of the Laureate Education, Inc. is the world’s leading higher education provider. Laureate’s more than 80 universities educate more than 1,000,000 students in 28 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Laureate’s universities offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business, engineering, hospitality management, law and medicine. Many Laureate institutions are ranked among the top providers of higher education in their respective regions, countries and fields, and have received international recognition for their academic quality. To learn more, visit

At Pearl, many international students also join us either to pursue their higher studies or as a part of student exchange programs. These students enroll for a semester / one full year – level study or opt for customized programs of 6 – 8 weeks duration to understand the Indian manufacturing, retail, craft & heritage, garment industry, traditional fabrics, accessories, embroideries, graphic design, jewellery design, fashion merchandising & apparel production etc.

Our Post Graduate Diploma and PG Professional Diploma courses are validated by Domus Academy, Milan (Italy). Domus Academy was founded in Milan in 1982 as the first postgraduate design school in Italy, and as an open project focusing on the Italian Design and Fashion experience. Throughout the years, DA also asserted its importance as a school, in the full meaning of the term: a place for postgraduate education and research lab investigating innovation and design topics.

Our Prestigious Global Alliances

  • Pearl’s Under Graduate and Master Degree courses are validated by Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK. NTU has been our closest partner since 1995. Pearl Academy also conducts the Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Programme (PGCHE) for its faculty. In a year-long course, the faculty members are trained in class-room practices, academic pedagogy and innovative methods of teaching and learning, customised to fashion education. The PGCHE Certificate is awarded by Nottingham Trent University, UK.

  • With strong Italian beliefs, Domus Academy works with an international perspective to enrich designs by constant innovations. It is a perfect blend of design, fashion and management culture. The Post Graduate Diploma courses offered by Pearl Academy are validated by DOMUS. Students of our PG Diploma courses participate in an optional 4 week module at Domus as part of the curriculum , under an articulation agreement / MOU .

  • London College of Fashion is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London, offering undergraduate, postgraduate, short courses and business-training in fashion, make-up, beauty-therapy and lifestyle industries. Pearl Academy and LCF have an agreement for reciprocal exchange of faculty and students.

  • Media Design School is highly regarded across New Zealand and the world for its specialised, cutting-edge courses in digital design. From its 3D animation qualifications to graphic design, game programming or creative advertising, each course is innovative and completely up-to-date with current industry practices. Media Design School is registered as a private education provider by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and is accredited to offer approved qualifications.

  • Founded in Milan in 1980, NABA follows the ideals of Ausonio Zappa, Guido Ballo and Tito Varisco. These leaders challenged the rigid academic tradition by introducing new vision and languages to contemporary artistic practice and creative professions. Pearl Academy offers its Luxury Brands course in collaboration with NABA, Milan (Italy). Pearl Academy students undertake a 4-week module – Global Luxury Brands and interact with international experts, visit famous international luxury brands to understand their working and processes.

  • Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry. Pearl Academy and HWU have an agreement for reciprocal exchange of faculty and students.

  • Pearl Academy is a Corporate Member of the Textile Institute, Manchester, which is the world’s largest professional body of textile, apparel, fashion and footwear professionals. The Textile Institute has accredited Pearl Academy’s post-graduate courses. The accreditation empowers the diploma holders by opening individual membership avenues.

  • LDT, established in 1949, is known for its expertise in Retail and Fashion Business education around the world. There are regular student and faculty exchanges between the two institutions. Every year around 50 LDT students participates in the Exchange programme at Pearl Academy.

  • AMFI is currently the largest design institute in the Netherlands. More than 100 lecturers teach more than 1100 students about all aspects of the fashion world. AMFI is also the only fashion institute in the Netherlands that covers the entire fashion chain. This ensures our students to have a broad perspective of the fashion industry. Pearl Academy and AMFI have an agreement for reciprocal exchange of faculty and students.

  • The BTK Academy of Design is a private vocational academy for Communications Design in Berlin, Germany. Since 2001, the BTK Academy of Design has been training Communications Designers for successful careers in advertising agencies and design studios. BTK offers courses in Design, Media Design, Interaction Design, Illustration, Photography and Communication Design.

  • Spanning across Central, North and East Malaysia, INTI International University and Colleges was founded over 25 years ago and is a leading provider of quality education, offering the widest array of pathways to graduate success. Over the years, INTI formed solid ties with top tier universities and key industry players to ensure that the rights skills and winning spirit are instilled in graduates